Topic: Scientific Foundation for Motivational Theories

Looking at the historical and scientific tradition of I-O psychology in the first half of the 20th Century, share your understanding of motivation as a foundation to psychological development. How has data-driven theory added to the development of the scientific bases of workplace motivation? Describe the function of attitude in regard to work performance. What role does the conscious and subconscious play in goal attainment? Be sure to support your explanations with references to the research.