Science of Motivation

Professor Steven Reiss was a highly respected psychological researcher pioneered ground-breaking research into the science of motivation and developed and scientifically validated a leading theory of human motivation called 16 basic desires theory

 Everybody embraces all 16 basic desires but people prioritize them differently. How you prioritize the 16 basic desires is called your Reiss Motivation Profile


Do You Know Your Leadership Style

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Who Are You? By means of the 16 basic desires, and unlike any other personality assessment, the Reiss Motivation Profile provides a comprehensive picture of who you are

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What is important for you? Reiss Motivation Profile results identify which motives are most important to you and suggests how these motives play out at work, home, and in relationships

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What are your values? Reiss Motivation Profile reveal your core values. You value what you desire, and you desire what you value.
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Why you do what you do?  The results of your Reiss Motivation Profile reveal your strivings. It shows the motives likely to drive your actions for the rest of your life.

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New Way Of Motivation

The Reiss Motivation Profile® (RMP) is a scientifically valid (17 peer-reviewed articles), standardized assessment of what motivates any person over the age of 12.

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Research Base

Steven Reiss made an extensive research with 80000 people who come from all continents. The results of this large-scale, cross-cultural, scientific research identified 16 psychological needs or "basic desires"

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Scientifically Proven

Most commonly used concepts of human motivation have not been based on scientifically valid surveys. The Reiss Motivation Profile is the first empirically derived, standardized assessment of human needs.

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Valid and Reliable

Ken Olson, Ph.D. validated each of the 16 needs, Reiss reported this work in 17 scientific journal articles -three published in prestigious APA journals -- and three books.
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Intrinsic Base

35 years of research shows that all motivations arise from the pursuit of intrinsically valued goals, and further, that extrinsic motivation does not exist.

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Objectivity, meaning that all qualified persons must be able to carry out and then interpret the test results by applying the same criteria

Benefits of RMP for Leaders


Discover Your Leadership Style

Self-discovery is a process of learning who you are and how you are similar and different from other leaders. Human needs theory, as stated by Steven Reiss, purports to teach people how their personality traits arise from intrinsic motives and values. This helps leaders to discover themselves and their leadership style.

Manage People Motivation

They become acquainted with a highly efficient tool for people management and employee motivation. They can coach employees individually and show them how to manage their motives.

Master Yours Communication

They learn how to communicate with their employees so that they not only hear the message but also listen to the content
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“My thesis is that human beings are motivated by purposes and values. The best way to understand people is in terms of their life purposes, goals, and values. This also is the best way to predict how people will behave at work, home, school, or on the athletic field...If you want to understand a person’s behavior, you need to determine what the person is trying to accomplish and what the person values.

Not what you value, but what the person you are trying to understand values. We have created a powerful method, called the Reiss Motivation Profile®, of determining an individual’s purposes and values.”

Professor Steven Reiss, PhD

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