Employee motivation is key to your success, as it’s the drive and energy your employees bring to their work everyday. If it’s lacking, then you might struggle with productivity and lower output meaning you struggle to reach your goals. Whereas motivated employees are more likely to be innovative, happier and help your reputation.
If you’re looking into ways to improve motivation at work then you might have come across theories by people like Maslow, Herzberg, McGuire, Winslow, McKellend and Drucker to name a few. These experts have changed the way we engage and inspire our teams, but that doesn’t mean that the industry isn’t open to new ideas and ways of thinking.
Here’s an overview of three workplace theories of motivation favoured by workplace engagement experts, and how these theories contribute to successful company cultures.