Motivation in the work place is very important for the employee to be able to enjoy their job and succeed in what they do, and to get the experience and preparation to move up into prefer future jobs. The manager is the key person to be able to motivate his employees to get things done. Motivation practice and theory are two subjects that are important to understand how motivation works. Based on studies and research it seems that the subject of motivation is not clear to many in how it works, but first we need to understand how human nature works, an understanding and appreciation of this subject will help motivate the employee in the workplace and it will create effective management and leadership. Applying employee motivation principles will be very beneficial in the future because it helps the employee become more productive and creative. We have to ask ourselves the question are people born with self-motivation or drive. Yes and no motivation is a skill that can be learn and is essential in any business to grow and succeed. The ability of the employee depends on education, experience and training but in the other hand there are factors that can make the work environment better and motivate the employee to succeed for example:
Positive reinforcement/ high expectations
Effective discipline and punishment
Treating people fairly
Satisfying employee needs
Setting work related goals
Based rewards on job performance
In conclusion motivation is inducing others in the right way to specific goals stated by the motivator. In my experience the work environment and the manager are very important for the success of the employee if we don’t feel supported and motivated in the job we will not be able to work in a striving way.