Category: Motivational Theories

Alderfer's ERG Theory of Motivation

Alderfer’s ERG Theory of Motivation

(E) Existence Needs: The basic needs to meet the minimum level of existence (R) Relatedness Needs: Social and family needs, the need to feel loved and belong somewhere (G) Growth Needs: The need to produce something useful; to be creative or engage in meaningful tasks The ERG Theory […]

Expectancy Theory of Motivation

Vroom’s Expectancy Theory of Motivation

Expectancy Theory was proposed by Victor Vroom in his 1964 paper “Work and Motivation.” It differs slightly from other motivational theories (Like Herzberg and Maslow‘s theories) in that it doesn’t attempt to explain what motivates people but instead focuses on the related thought processes that can motivate people (Luneneburg, […]