Posts Tagged ‘motivation’
Can Grit be taught and is it effective?
The term Grit was coined by Angela Duckworth. It can be defined as having passion and perseverance for achieving important long-term goals. That is why Grit is a useful strategy for students to practice. It teaches them to work hard and strive towards their goals. This poses the question: Can Grit be taught and…Read More
Motivation and Maslow’s Need Hierachy
What motivates people to work? Many scholars have tried to answer this, creating their own theory. An interesting motivation theory is Abraham Maslow’s Need Hierarchy. It is a theory of motivation which priorities our needs in order of importance. By doing so, they become easier to manage and reduces stress. Maslow suggests that…Read More
The expectancy theory of motivation
Motivation theories are created to help the individual focus on what they would like to achieve. They aim to increase productivity. The Expectancy Theory of Motivation focuses on the end goal of the what is being completed. Where other motivation theories focus on the needs or process, this theory by Victor Vroom is concerned…Read More