Organizations and nations all over the world strive to improve and sustain productivity due to its profound impact; it leads to more income and high growth rate. There are forces that drive improved productivity and they can be grouped into two broad categories as explained below.
- Internal motivation.
- External motivation.
These forces can be further categorized into two:
Individual internal motivation
Some people are naturally more ambitious than others and tend to be more productive. These people are self-driven and seek more work and responsibility. Individual internal motivation is determined by an individual’s background, culture and personal beliefs.
This internal motivation can be increased by setting personal goals and adapting a positive attitude towards work. Viewing work as a responsibility and not merely work to be done increase ones commitment while personal goals act as the internal drive which ultimately improve productivity.