The words ‘motivation’ and ‘commitment’ are increasingly used in organizations. The evolution of the latter at the level of values and meaning creates an awareness of the key importance of the commitment and motivation of each employee.
Even before approaching these challenges from a team leader’s perspective, let’s understand what is behind the words.
Motivation is our willingness to act, to fulfill a goal or a need. Some people distinguish different types of motivation: for fun, for reward, or to avoid a “punishment”, a negative consequence. Motivation is usually stimulated over a given period of time (more or less long depending on the challenges or goals).