The Workplace Motivators Assessment accurately measures how a person scores in six motivation dimensions, which helps us understand why people do what they do. This area does not measure ability; it reveals interest and motivation toward certain activities.
People who score Traditional as a top interest (number one or two) will be energized when they can keep and enforce rules, processes and traditions. coach, (Scroll down for more information.)
It’s important to remember that both ends of the continuum value policies and tradition; it just shows up differently depending on how a person ranked their interest. Review this information if this is a person's lowest interest (number 5 or 6).
Diving into the Traditional motivator continuum is crucial for your understanding. No matter where you and your team fall on the regulatory continuum, understanding the value of both sides is crucial for overall success
Top Stressor and Dissatisfier: Sometimes, we can feel dissatisfied with what we are working on without understanding precisely what is stressing us out. There are stressors and dis-satisfiers for each different type of motivator. Understanding Workplace Motivators can be a game-changer! It helps people understand their stressors so they can work to avoid them.
Potential Blind Spot: Of the six different Workplace Motivators, each has something they can “overdo” without realizing it. (Like a blind spot when driving, others see it, but we don't!) Understanding what we tend to overdo can help in our personal and work lives, serving as a ‘watch out’ for over-utilizing strengths.
We all thrive in environments that reward our top motivations. Our Motivators are part of our greatest strengths and are the key to high performance. Part of job fit is about ensuring that what the job rewards is also what rewards our natural drivers!
The Traditional Workplace Motivator can also be called the Regulatory motivator, as this person has a natural drive to follow and enforce processes and procedures.
If this motivator is ranked #5 or #6 it least interested, their approach might be, "I tend to thrive on change, I like new ideas and methods."
Diving into the Traditional motivator continuum is crucial for your understanding. No matter where you and your team fall on that continuum, understanding the value of both sides is crucial for overall success.