Motivating yourself

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Initiative, self-awareness, influence, assertiveness and competence are all evident when you are motivated. This chapter discusses key theories on motivation including expectancy and intrinsic/extrinsic outcomes from being motivated. Using human resource, psychology and team working theory you will consider how to appraise and develop motivation for academic and professional tasks. Six techniques are outlined to clarify how to motivate yourself in different tasks.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEmployability and Skills Handbook for Tourism, Hospitality and Events Students
EditorsMiriam Firth
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9781351026949
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jan 2020


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