: EnglishShort Description
: Motivation is the set of individual forces that initiate, direct, and cause individuals to persist in their efforts to accomplish a goal or task. When individuals think of worker motivation, they tend to believe that giving more effort and working harder naturally leads to better job performance; it is more complicated than that, as performance is impacted by other factors unrelated to motivation. Determining someone’s individual needs is the first step to answering figuring out how to motivate them. Any discussion on motivation isn’t complete unless rewards are also considered.
An important element of workplace management is when managers motivate workers to do their job well. This course discusses worker motivation, what motivates people to do their job well, and how managers can learn to motivate their workforce.Instructor Description
: This class is an independent-study course. Students will have all the resources needed to successfully complete the course within the online material. A student helpdesk is available for technical support during the course enrollment.
Broadband or high-speed internet access is required. Broadband includes DSL, cable, and wireless connections.
1 GB RAM minimum recommended
Windows XP, Vista or 7
Mac OS X 10 or higher
MUST have Microsoft Window Operating Systems over Bootcamp (Bootcamp is a free download from Apple''s website)
Google Chrome is the best browser for this course
Cookies MUST be enabled
Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
Kindle Reader App is needed for many courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded onto your computer.)
Adobe PDF Reader
Adobe Flash Player (Required for many courses.)
Adobe Acrobat Reader, Apple Quicktime, Windows Media Player, &/or Real Player
PowerPoint Viewer (Use this if you don''t have PowerPoint)