This has been most apparent through my work to obtain my education certification. In conjunction with this certification, I had the opportunity to work with a middle school aged student in a one-on-one tutoring situation. I brought different materials, and worked with the student once a week in preparation for a state examination. Not only was I able to help the student improve academically at the end of the lessons, but also I impacted him on a personal level. The eighth grader did not spend all of our time together speaking about academics, but also brought personal problems to me for assessment. He said that he struggled with being organized, and also confessed to being bullied. I advised the student to stop procrastinating and confront the bully verbally without anger. The student reported academic success, in addition to noting that the bully had stopped interfering with his studies. This experience allowed me to understand that I could help others just by listening to their problems and making recommendations. Furthermore, I served as the coach of a girl's volleyball...
This group experience allowed me to try my skills at solving problems in a group setting. After serving as a mediator for the team during conflict, I realized that I could help groups solve their problems as well. Thus, I am motivated to be a counselor primarily because I have seen first hand how working with individuals and groups can help them solve their problems and have an impact on their lives. Through my work obtaining a teaching certification, I have determined that children can trust me with their problems, and that I enjoy helping them solve those problems. As a school counselor, I will be able to be an active member of society, helping children solve their problems. Thus, as a history major, I understand the importance of motivation. Because I am motivated by a genuine love for the subject and a desire to help others, I believe I will make an excellent school counselor.
Figure 1 below highlights briefly Hertzberg's two factor theory applications to the Southwest Airlines. Figure 1: Hertzberg Two Factor Theory To complete the analysis, the hygiene factors related to dissatisfaction should are considered to be:- Working Conditions Quality of Supervision Salary Status Security Interpersonal relations These factors are necessary for the satisfaction of the employees, but will not lead to a motivated police force. Without these factors being present in an appropriate manner, these factors will lead to
Motivation Employee Motivation Managers and business owners know the importance of employee motivation to the success of their business. To that extent, they seek to understand it better for mutual success. Gateth R. Jones and Jennifer M. George, in their book entitled "Contemporary Management," define employee motivation as a combination of "psychological forces, which determine the direction" of an employee's behavior in an organization (Consador 2013)." They also describe it as an
Motivation in Behavior a) What does Tolman's theory of animal learning tell us about the motivation for human learning? Unlike John Watson, B.F. Skinner and the other strict behaviorists, or the Russian physiologists like Ivan Pavlov, Edward C. Tolman argued that the behaviorist theory that learning was a matter of stimulus-response (S-R) and positive and negative reinforcement was highly simplistic. Although he rejected introspective methods and metaphysics, he increasingly moved away from
Even Google's famous 'perks' such as free food and fitness classes are based more upon an internal motivation strategy rather than an external motivation strategy. The happier people are to be at work and the more free time they have to think about work vs. mundane details of life like commuting to lunch or fitting in the gym after work, the more productive people will be. Theory Y leaders
Passing to a deeper analysis (made through a cognitive and not behavioural perpective), the terms of value and expectancy can be replaced with the ones of "amount" and "rate." The cognitive approach underlines the fact that the importance of the variables mentioned above is not the same. Their impact varies from individual to individual and it is extremely difficult to accurately measure the personal value attributed to the elements under
Motivation in Sport Take a look at the animal world and you will find the proof that game is an inherent feature of the virtually evaluated species. This has an important part in literacy and evolution. We witness many a mock fights between kittens and pups so as to enhance their stamina, speed, tolerance and will. Through such hatred free games, they rub their hands for survival and satisfy their urge