A Humanistic Approach to Team Member Motivation
COURSE NUMBER: 525
James L. Harrison, DMD; David G. Dunning, M.A., Ph.D.
Motivation plays a crucial role in driving the performance and success of teams in various organizational settings. While traditional approaches to motivation focus on extrinsic factors such as rewards and punishments, a humanistic approac...
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Motivation plays a crucial role in driving the performance and success of teams in various organizational settings. While traditional approaches to motivation focus on extrinsic factors such as rewards and punishments, a humanistic approach emphasizes team members' intrinsic motivation and psychological well-being. This course explores the fundamental principles of a humanistic approach to team member motivation and real-world examples highlighting its effectiveness. Its institution by the employer contributes to more harmonious and productive team members and plays a vital role in providing excellent customer service to patients.
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Office Managers
Date Course Online:
Mar 1, 2018
Last Revision Date:
Jun 30, 2023
Course Expiration Date:
Jun 29, 2026
AGD Subject Code(s):
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Upon completion of this course, the dental professional will be able to:
- Understand the fundamental principles of humanistic motivation and its application in a team setting.
- Recognize the importance of intrinsic motivation and its impact on team member satisfaction, engagement, and performance.
- Identify the key psychological needs (autonomy, competence, and relatedness) and their role in fostering motivation within a team.
- Explore strategies for promoting autonomy among team members, allowing them to feel empowered and in control of their work.
- Gain insights into creating a supportive team culture that encourages collaboration, open communication, and positive relationships.
- P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.
- Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.
Note: Registration is required to take test.
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Approved PACE Program Provider
THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY
Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.
8/1/2021 to 7/31/2027
Provider ID# 211886
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Procter & Gamble is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc. #AADHPGC (January 1, 2022-December 31, 2023). Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial Board of Dentistry. Licensee should maintain this document in the event of an audit.