Chapter 8 Quiz: What Do We Mean By Motivation?

Test your recall from chapter 8 of Determining Leadership Potential. Click on the arrows to reveal the correct answer.

Motivation is the ____________ and ____________ to move ourselves for our own reasons with great ______________ and ________________.

It is a _________________ to the desire to be one’s best ____________.

According to Herzberg’s (1959) Two-Factor Theory, there are two groups of factors that determine an individual’s satisfaction or dissatisfaction. When the work itself carries the value for you, such as achievement, recognition, variety, and creativity, that is __________________ motivation.

When the work is a means to a result, and the result is what holds value, that is ____________________ motivation.

People who are (e)_______________ motivated will work tirelessly to keep improving and ________________.

High _______________________ is a clear indication of leadership potential.

Motivation was universally the most ________________ factor of the four dimensions of intelligence, motivation, personality, and learning agility, across the CEO participants in the authors’ study.

One of the most confusing elements about motivation in employees is the volumes of literature relating to the manager being responsible for “motivating their employees.” Managers and leaders do not _______________ employees.

Managers and leaders should focus on ________________, coaching, being a champion, __________________, and overall, ______________ employees to be their best _______________.

Motivation was assessed by CEOs in a variety of ways with ____________________ being the top choice.

Some show what motivates people but not how motivated they are, except for the ________________ Assessment by Hogan & Hogan.