Employee Motivation

Supervisors & Managers


When you think of staff motivation, many things may come to mind: more money, a bigger office, a promotion, or a better quality of life. The truth is, no matter what we offer people, true motivation must come from within. Regardless of how it is characterized, it is important to get the right balance in order to ensure that you have a motivated workforce.

The Employee Motivation workshop will give participants several types of tools to become a great motivator, including goal setting and influencing skills. Participants will also learn about five of the most popular motivational models, and how to bring them together to create a custom program.

Employee Motivation Course Outline:

Module One: Getting Started
Workshop Objectives

Module Two: A Psychological Approach
Herzberg"s Theory Of Motivation
Maslow"s Hierarchy of Needs
The Two Models and Motivation

Module Three: Object-Oriented Theory
The Carrot
The Whip
The Plant

Module Four: Using Reinforcement Theory
A History of Reinforcement Theory
Behavior Modification in Four Steps
Appropriate Uses in the Workplace

Module Five: Using Expectancy Theory
A History of Expectancy Theory
Understanding the Three Factors
Using the Three Factors to Motivate in the Workplace

Module Six: Personality"s Role in Motivation
Identifying Your Personality Type
Identifying Others" Personality Type
Motivators by Personality Type

Module Seven: Setting Goals
Goals and Motivation
Setting SMART Goal
Evaluating and Adapting

Module Eight: A Personal Toolbox
Building Your Own Motivational Plan
Encouraging Growth and Development
Getting Others to See the Glass Half-Full

Module Nine: Motivation On the Job
The Key Factors
Creating a Motivational Organization
Creating a Motivational Job

Module Ten: Addressing Specific Morale Issues
Dealing with Individual Morale Problems
Addressing Team Morale
What To Do When the Whole Company is De-Motivated

Module Eleven: Keeping Yourself Motivated
Identifying Personal Motivators
Maximizing Your Motivators
Evaluating and Adapting

  • Employee Motivation
  • 1. Employee Motivation - Introduction
  • Pre-Assignment
  • 2. The Two Models and Motivation
  • Module 02
  • 3. Object-Oriented Theory
  • Module 03
  • 4. Using Reinforcement Theory
  • Module 04
  • 5. Using Expectancy Theory
  • Module 05
  • 6. Personality_s Role in Motivation
  • Module 06
  • 7. Setting Goals
  • Module 07
  • Module 08
  • 9. Motivation On the Job
  • Module 09
  • 10. Addressing Specific Morale Issues
  • Module 10
  • 11. Keeping Yourself Motivated
  • Module 11
  • Stranded on a Desert Island
  • Closing
  • Assessment - Employee Motivation.
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever