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Mastery as a Motivator

Posted on October 24th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

Over the last couple of articles, we’ve been delving into what motivates us in the workplace. According to Dan Pink, intrinsic motivators can be much more powerful than extrinsic factors like financial rewards. Continue reading “Mastery as a Motivator” »

On Motivation: Autonomy In The Workplace

Posted on September 27th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

We’ve looked before at the impact our motivation (or lack of) can have on our work or that of the people around us. Last time I talked a little about some of the different things that can motivate people, and in particular the effectiveness of intrinsic motivators rather than extrinsic motivators (things like autonomy and purpose rather than money or extra vacation time). Continue reading “On Motivation: Autonomy In The Workplace” »

What Motivates Us

Posted on September 19th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

Motivation plays a huge part in determining how well someone will perform. Whether it’s an athlete, a musician or an innovator, their motivation will directly affect how well they do their job. Continue reading “What Motivates Us” »