Intrinsic and Extrinsic

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Similarities of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation is the desire to do something for either the enjoyment or for the potential external reward that can be received as a result. The difference between intrinsic and extrinsic motivators lie within the reason a person chooses to do something. A person will have to understand the reason for their behavior in order to change or improve it. Intrinsic motivation is core beliefs, derived from a self-concept opposed to extrinsic motivators which undermine these motivations.
In a human services work setting an example of intrinsic would be if an intrinsically motivated person find a task challenging and completes it because of his/ her interest. An intrinsic motivated person will not try to avoid hard tasks and does not look for other rewards in return for doing a job. In human services you have to be able to use good judgment so the competence of a person will show in there performance, and the choice of doing things correctly helps in any contribution. A human service worker may feel pride when helping people in need. Another intrinsic motivator will be the ability for a human service worker to be remembered as a leader within an organization.
In a human services work setting an example of extrinsic would be if a person get the job because of the benefits. Once the rewards are no longer available they will stop performing the tasks. You may use extrinsic motivation in human services for public commendations or praise for doing a great job. Intangible rewards will work in human services such as new office equipment, or a bigger office.
Both intrinsic and extrinsic are necessary for a complete reward system but intrinsic motivation is the most effective way for motivating me. I chose this way because of recognition, achievement, responsibility, and personal growth motivates me. These motivators ensure meaningful work it…...

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