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Day: August 14, 2016

HR Word of The Day 0

HR Word: Extrinsic Motivation

​Extrinsic Motivation definition Extrinsic motivation is action driven by rewards existing outside of the individual, such as recognition, money or pleasure. Note that extrinsic motivation can also drive behaviour that aims to avoid negative outcomes or punishments e.g. someone may study for an exam to get a good grade (reward) or avoid social ridicule (punishment). Extrinsic motivators are contrasted to […]