Category Archives for Team Management

Charette Procedure

Charette Procedure is a brainstorming approach that is useful when you have a large number of people (15+) involved in a session, or when you have multiple topics that you need to discuss. Have you ever tried to run a brainstorming session with more than ten people present, or where you’ve had to brainstorm multiple […]

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Theories of Motivation

Since the beginning of industrialization and the advent of factories, people have been trying to figure out what motivates employees. One of the very first theories was developed by Frederick Taylor, who wrote, “The Principles of Scientific Management” in 1911. More recent theories of motivation include ERG Theory (1972) by Alderfer and the Equity Theory […]

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Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, also known as Maslow’s Theory of Human Motivation, is a popular motivational theory explaining that as humans, our actions are motivated by our desire to meet specific needs. Maslow focused in particular on the needs of employees in the workplace. His theory proposes that there are five types of needs that […]

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Self-Efficacy Theory of Motivation

The Self-Efficacy Theory of Motivation is a way to explain motivation. Why do some team members to everything work really hard whilst others do the minimum they think they can get away with? Studies have shown that self-efficacy is a strong predictor of high-performance. What is Self-Efficacy? Self-Efficacy is the belief that you are capable […]

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