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Durham University

Organisation Development

Online resources for Motivating People

What motivates us or gives us purpose varies considerably from person to person, understanding individual motivation and how it affects our behaviour and engagement at work is a key skill for leaders.

Read through the following eBook which is available within Durham University eLibrary (Bookboon):

The Experts Teach: Motivation

Motivation Skills

How to Improve Motivation

If you have difficulty in accessing the eBook via the direct link go into Durham University eLibrary (Bookboon) and type the name of the eBook into the search box at the top right hand side of the page.

A micro-course on motivating people can be accessed by following the instructions below.

Access via DUO

Enter your login details

In the "My Organisations and Online Training" section

Select the course Job Families Core Skills (January 2020)

Once you’re in the Course you will see a menu on the left hand side

Select the area called “Core Skill: Leadership and Management

Once in this section you will see the Motivating people: micro-course.