Motivation is a force that serves three functions; it energizes or causes people to act, it
directs behavior towards attainment of specific goal and it sustains the efforts expected in
reaching the goals - i.e. the force that energizes, directs and sustains behavior (Riggio
Ronald) E 1996 - Introduction to Industrial Organizational Psychology). Motivation as
a personal trait is a desire to achieve or succeed. To be successful, you must want to be
successful (Glady Kimberel, Bens S Vineyard Fifth Edition - succeeding in the world of
work). To be motivated there must be a need to be satisfied - Needs involve specific
physiological or psychological 1 deficiency that a person is to satisfy compelled to fulfill.
Mc Cllellads Achievement Motivation theory, 1961, 1975 states that three needs are
central to work motivation that is need for achievement, power, affiliation, factors that
lead to work motivation may differ from person depending on their particular patterns of
needs. An individual with a very high need or achievement are those who love the
challenge to work. They are motivated by a desire to get ahead to the job to solve
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