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Document Number: 3994

Motivation Theory MS Word - Motivation is an important aspect of applying consequences to accountability systems. This issue brief describes major concepts around motivation organized by each theorist. Ideas described include Douglas McGregor’s Theory of X and Y, which contrasts a theory of humans having an inherent dislike of work (Theory X) with an assumption that humans will direct themselves if committed to the goals of the organization (Theory Y). (Jennifer Piscatelli and Kirstin Craciun, Education Commission of the States, July 2002)...
Author: Piscatelli & Craciun
Publisher: ECS

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