Handy's Motivation Theory
Handy’s Motivation Theory
Motivating People to Work Hard
Also known as Handy’s Motivation Calculus)
You’ve just assigned an important project to one of your star team members.
However, she doesn’t seem that excited about the opportunity, and you’re not sure what the problem is: her skills and expertise seem perfect for the job, and she’ll get a great reward if she can complete the project on time.
So, why is she so reluctant to get started?
If you’re in a management role, you’ve likely experienced times when team members were less than enthusiastic about a project that you felt would be ideal for them. When this happens, you know that they’ll struggle to give their best.