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You can motivate a person only by suitably rewarding him. Is it a fact in real life? Your views?

Asked by Good Citizen, 05 Aug '10 10:49 am
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I think greatest hunger of any human being is recognition and appreciation ... that's the gretest reward for motivation , not necessarily just a monitary or subject reward . But I feel strongest motivation comes from self only .... Two sons of same father .. elder one was a business man , great social worker , ideal husband & younger one was a drunkard , biting his wife everyday , nuisance to society . A journalist interviewed the younger one why you do such things ? your brother is so good ? mere bap bhi aisai tha horroj mere ma ko daru pike marta tha ha..ha .. like father , like son . Journalist asked the elder one your dad horroj ma ko daru pike marta tha .. then how you become so good ? Yes , thats why I promised that I will be never be like my father .
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 05 Aug '10 11:05 am

 
  
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Why do you think the Marxist dictum of collective effort failed massively in the former Left States like Soviet Union, China, Eastern Europe, Cuba etc. It assumed that, people will voluntarily on their own work enthusiastically for the collective good - a far fetched idea that Marx and Engel came up with, sitting cosily in their well furnished rooms heated up to the right temperature, duly warmed up by some spirits, which gave room for such utopian ideas to spring in their mind. Unfortunately, in a world it was then, it was taken up as the ultimate fix all solution by the evangelists of human liberation movements to emacipate the suppressed and brutalised masses of that time.

But neither Marx nor Engel OR for that matter those who came after him like Lenin or Mao or our present day Karats ever understood human psychology. And human psychology is centred around Self Centredness at its core - Me First Always and Every Time. A thought that should never be condemned as SELFISH for the ...more
Answered by Omega, 05 Aug '10 11:29 am

 
  
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Motivating through payment of monetary incentives is the tried and trusted method both in the Govt and private sector. Cash award are given to a limited number of Central Govt employees for their outsatnding, meritorious work. This is a motivation to others to better their performance and thus become eligible for the cash award the next year. Advance increments is another tool of motivation.In most IT Companies, the annual increment determined, linking it to the performance of the employee. During the early years of the Family Planning drive,an additional increment was paid to Central staff who opted for the small family norms. A cash award equal to one year's annual imncrement is another incentive (bait ! ) given to Central Staff of southern States who pass , with a certain % of marks, the compulsory Hindi examination . It is seen that nice encouraging words or even a certificate of merit are no more incentives for people. Hard currency is the norm in modern times !
Answered by thampy chacko, 05 Aug '10 11:10 am

 
  
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Answered by dhanendra kumar jain, 05 Aug '10 11:29 am

 
  
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Motivating a person by rewarding gradually become a habit and for any reason if he has not been rewarded he feel dejected. Therefore, motivating by appreciating by words, helping him to come out of difficulties and ensuring that he climbs success ladder on his own would be more justifiable.
Answered by uv dabholkar, 05 Aug '10 10:55 am

 
  
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