Using Strengths To Increase Motivation

Complete the “What is My Level of PsyCap” self-assessment.

Write a 1,400-word paper in which you include the following:

  • Explain why you agree or disagree with your results.
  • Develop strategies to advance your career using your strengths.
  • How can you use goal-setting to increase motivation and improve job performance?
  • How might your engagement as an employee and job satisfaction influence job performance?
  • Discuss at least 5 of the following motivational theories and explain how these can aid in job performance:
    • Extrinsic motivation
    • Intrinsic motivation
    • McGregor’s Theory X and Theory Y
    • Maslow’s Needs Hierarchy
    • Acquired needs theory
    • Self-determination theory
    • Herzberg’s theory of motivation
    • Equity theory
    • Expectancy theory