Ability vs. Motivation: Differences between Motivation and Ability

Motivation and Ability

Ability vs. Motivation. Often used interchangeably, these two terms and have different meanings and applicability rules. Learn the five important differences between Motivation and Ability and some practical tips in this article.

Cognitive Evaluation Theory of Motivation (CET)

Cognitive Evaluation Theory

Cognitive Evaluation Theory of Motivation says that extrinsic motivation decreases intrinsic motivation. This article explains the basic concept of this theory and how does it work. Moreover, it also has a few practical tips on the theory and its applicability.

McGregor’s Theory X and Theory Y:

Theory X and Theory Y

Theory X and Theory Y is an important theory of motivation. It was presented by Douglas McGregor in 1960. The theory is based on two completely different assumptions about employees. This article explains the theory, its practical applications and some of its drawbacks and shortcomings.

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs: Motivation Theory

Maslow Theory of Motivation - Five Needs Model

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs is one of the most important motivational theories. This article explains the theory in detail with the help of the five stage hierarchical model. Moreover, each and every need is explained in detail, alongside the various criticisms that the Maslow’s theory of motivation received.

What is Grapevine? Grapevine Communication

Grapevine Communication

Grapevine communication is a very important concept in organizational behavior. Learn the definition, basic concepts, features and characteristics of grapevine here. Moreover, also find out how the management uses grapevine for its own benefits.

Formal Organization and Informal Organization

Formal Organization and Informal Organization

Organizational structure is divided into two major types: formal organization and informal organization. In this article, learn their basic concept, features, and characteristics that different these two structures.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Informal Organizations

informal organizations

There are various advantages and disadvantages of informal organizations. From grapevine to collaboration, and rumours to conflicts, this topic explains all the important points.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Formal Organizations

Formal Organization

Like any informal structure, there are various advantages and disadvantages of formal organizations as well. This article explains all of these benefits and demerits in detail.

Intrinsic Motivation and Extrinsic Motivation

Intrinsic motivation and extrinsic motivation

Motivation is broadly categorized in two types: intrinsic motivation and extrinsic motivation. This article explains the basic concepts, definitions, major differences, and drawbacks of intrinsic motivation and extrinsic motivation.

Different Types of Motives

Types of Motives

There are three different types of motives: primary motives, secondary motives and general motives. This blogpost explains each of them in detail. Understanding these different types of motives is crucial for management to apply the most appropriate type of motive to a certain employee.