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Definition: Motivation

Motivation is defined as an internal drive within an individual to take a particular decision or action caused by both internal and external factors.

Several internal and external factors lead to motivation at the work place, such as rapport with colleagues, compensation, quality of work, social and other factors are important for increasing motivation. Motivation also strongly depends on the management of the goals ad results and the freedom of managing these, that are given to employees.


Ravi spends extra time working for a client in the FMCG space, since he has an interest as well asprior experience of working in that space.

Another employee, Alicia knows that if she does her work well, her variable component goes up tremendously, and so that acts like a motivator for her.

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