Extrinsic Motivation in the Workplace: Factors, Types & Examples


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Why is extrinsic motivation important?

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1. What is an example of the classic form of extrinsic motivation?

2. What's an example of an introjected regulation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help assess your understanding of the different types of extrinsic motivators that exist in the workplace today.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can use this worksheet and quiz to gauge your understanding of:

  • Example of the classic form of extrinsic motivation
  • Why extrinsic motivation is important
  • Example of an internalized extrinsic motivator
  • A type of introjected regulation

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about workplace motivation in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding examples of introjected regulation
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the examples of extrinsic motivators

Additional Learning

To learn more about extrinsic motivation at work, review the corresponding lesson on Extrinsic Motivation in the Workplace: Factors, Types & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Review the types of extrinsic motivators
  • Understand why extrinsic motivation is important
  • Identify how to use extrinsic motivation in the workplace