Emotional Intelligence

Quiz: How Well Do You Motivate Others?

Quiz: How Well Do You Motivate Others?

Pay, praise, and promotion may have some effect on motivation levels in the workplace.

But these three Ps pale in comparison to more personal factors such as the Top 5 of the oft-cited research by Rewick and Lawler: job challenge, accomplishing something worthwhile, learning new things, developing skills and abilities, and autonomy.