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

Why they do, WHAt THEY DO

Do You Know Your TEAM

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Who are your employees? By means of the 16 basic desires, and unlike any other personality assessment, the Reiss Motivation Profile provides a comprehensive picture of who they are.

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

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

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SCIENCE OF MOTIVATION

REISS MOTIVATION PROFILE - RMP

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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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Objective

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

Teams are more effective because

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Executives Understand The Needs of Employees

Understanding the values and purposes of our team will allow us to be inclusive of our differences and benefit from diverse world-views.

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Executives Assign Right Goals

Executives assemble teams and assign roles based on individual motivational compatibility. Building harmonious teams, minimize naturally conflicting teams.  This will pave the way to greater ease in collaboration and teamwork.
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Team Members Understant Each Other Better

When we learn our motive hierarchy, we can gain insight into how we each prioritize the 16 basic desires. It is how we experience the strength of the 16 life motives compared to how others team members experience then that is most important in understanding how we relate to other people and how they relate to us.

READ THE BOOK

“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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