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How to motivate people

Author: Patrick Forsyth
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2006.
Series: Creating success.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Managers are under increasing pressure to get results and may feel they need all the help they can get. They are responsible for achieving results through other people. Employees must not only be able to do what managers want them to do, they must want to do so. Completely revised and updated, this second edition continues to illustrate how to inspire individuals or teams to develop, appraise and empower to get the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Forsyth, Patrick.
How to motivate people.
London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2006
(DLC) 2006001617
(OCoLC)63125884
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Forsyth
ISBN: 0749445513 9780749445515 9780749451806 0749451807
OCLC Number: 157000665
Description: 1 online resource (iv, 140 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction; The motivation process; The management task; Management characteristics; How people feel about work; Theory X and Theory Y; Maslow's hierarchy of needs; Hertzberg's motivator/hygiene factors; Expectancy theory; Practical implications; Aiming for excellence; The negative side of the balance; Company policy and administration; Positive use of policy and administration; Supervision; Interpersonal relationships; Positive use of interpersonalrelationships; Working conditions; Personal life; Security; Status; Salary; The positive side of the balance; Achievement; Recognition Recognition through rewardsThe work itself; Responsibility; Advancement; Growth; The full mix; Taking the temperature; Accurate measurement; Creating a strategy to influence motivation; Approaches to continuous measurement; Specific measurement opportunities; Major measurement; The link between information and action; A firm foundation; Incentive schemes; A caveat; Employee packages; Financial incentives; Non-financial schemes; Tax implications; Maintaining interest; Communications; Extreme measures; The contribution of communication; The contribution of management style The role of communicationConsultation; Development; Delegation; Appraisal; Exit interviews; Communication; Involvement and empowerment; Putting empowerment to work; Making empowerment possible; Letting go; Making empowerment effective; Towards excellence; Action plan; Linking to specific staff; A foundation for action; The dangers; Positive habits; A motivational calendar; Individual records; Spontaneity; A social dimension; A rolling plan; Afterword
Series Title: Creating success.
Responsibility: Patrick Forsyth.
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