Step 1: Review and research.
Review the assigned reading for this module and do some Internet and/or library research about different theories of motivation. It is recommended that you conduct research through our Online Library (Links to an external site.) or use a scholarly internet search. Wikipedia is not allowed.
Step 2: Write and Reflect.
Write a 3-5 page paper that discusses motivation and the leading theories that explain it. Consider the following:
What is motivation? Discuss its definition and different components.
What are motives? Explain the different types of motives.
Discuss biological approaches (theories) to motivation.
Discuss behavioral and social-cognitive theories of motivation.
Explain Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs.
Which level of Maslow’s hierarchy provides the strongest motivation for your behavior in general? Support your answer.
Step 3. Submit Your Assignment.
Your assignment should be in a Word document or PowerPoint slideshow, written in APA format (12-point font, double spaced), and supported by research and in-text citations.
When you have completed the assignment, select the “Submit Assignment” button at the top of these instructions, and choose a format for submitting your assignment.