Business / Human Resources (HR) / Motivation : Motivation is generally defined as the psychological forces that determine the direction of a persons level of effort, as well as a persons persistence in the face of obstacles. The direction of a persons behavior refers to the many possible actions that a person could engage in, while persistence refers to whether, when faced with roadblocks and obstacles, an individual keeps trying or gives up.
Business / Human Resources (HR) / Extrinsic Motivator: Organizationally controlled incentives, such as pay, benefits, incentives, achievement awards, etc., used to reinforce motivation and increase performance. MORE
Business / Finance / Burnout: Depletion of a tax shelter's benefits. In the context of mortgage backed securities it refers to the percentage of the pool that has prepaid their mortgage. MORE