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Manager’s Guide to Motivating Employees 2/E by Anne Bruce

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Chapter 5Helping Employees Accept Responsibility for Motivation

Show People How to Step up to the Plate, Be Accountable, and Drive Results

Helping employees attend to their own motivational needs is one of the most powerful interventions you can make to increase your organization’s potential for success. When employees rely on themselves to stay motivated, rather than on others, they’re accepting self-responsibility. And when they accept responsibility for themselves, they understand that they also have responsibility for their success.

As a manager, you’re used to taking responsibility for yourself and for others. That’s what managing is all about, right? Not necessarily. That ability (urge?) to assume total responsibility may be a key reason ...

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