4P8 Motivating Faculty, Staff and
Western’s pursuit of excellence requires quality in the recruitment, retention, and performance of all employees. A collegial governance system, consisting of the Faculty Senate, the Staff Association, and the Student Government Association, supports cooperation, professionalism, and contribution to institutional community good.
Motivation can be encouraged by intrinsic (4P7) and extrinsic awards. Institutional values help to motivate intrinsically (4C1). Individuals are motivated by different extrinsic values. These include the environment in which the employees organize their work. Institutional culture is shaped by vision, mission and values. The annual evaluation process allows employees to help create their own goals for the upcoming year. This participation contributes to motivation.