Some of the other motivators that consistently appear before money in the text as well as the articles below are as follows.
A fluid work schedule
Detail oriented tasks
Q 2: Using the information provided in the text regarding established motivation theories, i.e. need theories, goal-setting theory, reinforcement theory, equity theory and expectancy theory, tie each of the motivation factors you listed in Q 1 to one or more theories
Creativity = Abraham Maslow
Fluid work schedule = Job design theory
Detail oriented tasks = Job design theory
Managerial roles = Expectancy
Autonomy = McClelland's theory of needs
Mastery = Edwin Locke
Purpose = Abraham Maslow
Q 3: What motivates you? Given your personality traits, past experiences and expectations in the workplace, describe the ideal motivational work environment for you.
The ideal work enviornment for me would be a very interesting place, in fact it could not exist in the real world so i will try and come as close to reality as possible. This workplace would be a true democracy in the fact that it would exist based upon the indiviudal and his or her subjective abilities to be part of a business. The subjective would be emphasized to the maximum as I believe all indiviudals have the propensity for greatness, its just that not many are able to truly develop the skills necessary to manifest such a thing. There must be a sense of mutual respect and an organized structure based not upon authority but instead on expertise and experience which will define leaders as they will organically grow to the top. A job that provides opportunity to learn, progress and contribute to the organization. A teamwork-oriented environment in a company that empowers employees to create and take initiatives. A job that my skills are utilized to the maximum and allows me to grow within the organization. I would prefer the company culture to be very team oriented and focused on delivering real measurable results while still maintaining a friendly and respectful