Motivating Employees

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Motivating Employees
Describe and contrast three motivational theories:
Robert Owen’s Humanistic View of Management, Jeremy Bentham’s Carrot and Stick, and Abraham Maslow’s Need Hierarchy Theory are three diverse theories that center on the methods for employing motivation to compel employees to perform work duties to their fullest capacity. While each theory has a singular focus, that is the motivation of members of an organization, they accomplish their goals through very different means, and each has very different philosophical viewpoints of the relationship between the employer and the employee.
Owen, a Welsh businessman who would grow to earn a fortune in his lifetime was a humanistic manager, who...
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