A quick look at what motivation is, how to become motivated, and how to stay motivated in the long run
16 easy tips to help one become more motivated and to help one reach their goals
7 easy ways to make one more motivated starting with oneself
A look into the psychological components of motivation and how they affect motivation overall
Ideas as to how one can strengthen their motivation
Chen, Y., & Zhao, Q. (2013). Gender differences in business faculty's research motivation. Journal of Education for Business 88(6), 314-324. doi:10.1080/08832323.2012.717121
Describes the different motivation factors that are needed based on gender and personal characteristics. It also discusses when intrinsic and extrinsic factors should be used based on the employee’s gender and what their job is within the business.
Kao, A. C. (2015). Driven to care: Aligning external motivators with intrinsic motivation. Health Services Research 50, 2216-2222. doi:10.1111/1475-6773.12422
Discusses how to get max motivation out of the employee by using the combination of their intrinsic motivation along with an external motivator such as money. It also talks a little bit about the crowding-out effect.
Skik, M. M. (2013). Some characteristics that influence motivation for learning in organizations. Interdisciplinary Description of Complex Systems 11(2), 254-265. doi:10.7906/indecs.11.2.7
Discusses the individual and environmental characteristics of motivation. It also mentions that an employee’s motivation for learning, education, and learning is linked to the possibility to receive a promotion.