The paper 'Organizational Behavior-Motivation ' is a wonderful example of a Management Case Study. Organizational behavior has become part of the current organizations in their efforts to attain their objectives. According to Jeff & Sandra (2002), Organization Behavior is the study and application of knowledge on how individuals and teams/groups act in an organization. In the current economy, organizational behavior plays a key role in building a better relationship by achieving social, human, and organizational objectives. Organizational behavior has become relevant in the current global economy as people with different backgrounds and cultural values work together in meeting organizational goals.
Organizations are adopting various aspects of organizational behavior in their effort to gain a better position in the current competitive economy. This is in ensuring they achieve a better competitive advantage and survive the current economic challenges. One of the organizational behavior aspects that have taken center stage within many organizations is motivation as illustrated by John (2007). Motivation is one of the crucial factors that currently determine the success of organizations through its employees. This study has decided to evaluate and analyze various aspects of motivation because it is a major determinant of the success of current organizations. Aims and Objectives This essay will analyze various aspects related to motivation at the Saudi Arabian Red Crescent Society (SARCS).
The essay aims at evaluating how motivation is utilized at the Saudi Arabian Red Crescent Society and the way it relates to various motivation theories. Methodology In analyzing how motivation is utilized at SARCS, interviews, descriptions, and critical observations will be used at SARCS through the qualitative methodology. This will assist in getting the required information regarding motivation aspects undertaken at the organization.
A literature review will also be carried out as a way of verifying theories of motivation. Literature Review Motivation defined It is a driving force of organizations as the job performance of employees is determined by ability and motivation. Ability depends on training, experience, and education while motivation is determined by some factors as analyzed within the essay. In the current economic world, motivation is the internal state of being or an inner condition that stimulates the behavior of persons and giving it direction (Richard & Patricia 2008).
Motivation can also be viewed as the desire that directs and even strengthens behavior that is oriented towards an objective as argued by Harold & Michael (1994). Motivation theory on the other hand is concerned with the process describing how and why individual behavior is activated and directed. As illustrated by Gary (2007), they are two categories of motivational theories that include process theories and content theories. They are usually concerned with ways describing how and why human behavior is directed and activated. Content Theories Content theories focus on internal factors energizing and directing human behavior to deliver and work and they include Maslow’ s Hierarchy of needs, and Herzberg's motivator-hygiene theory among others (Barling 2007).
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