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.

Extrinsic Motivator

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


Science / Psychiatry / Abulia: A lack of will or motivation which is often expressed as inability to make decisions or set goals. Quite often, the reduction in impulse to action and thought is coupled with an indifference or lack o MORE