Work Motivation: History, Theory, Research, and Practice

November 29, 2013|
Work Motivation: History, Theory, Research, and Practice
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This book provides a unique behavioral science framework for motivating employees in organizational settings. Drawing upon his experiences as a staff psychologist and consultant, Gary Latham writes in a "mentor voice" that is highly personal and rich in examples. The book includes anecdotes about the major thought leaders in the field of motivation, together with behind-the-scenes accounts of research and the researchers. It offers a chronological review of the field, and a taxonomy for the study and practice of motivation. Controversies of theoretical and practical significance such as the importance of money, the relationship between job satisfaction and job performance, and the distinction between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation are discussed.

Title:Work Motivation: History, Theory, Research, and PracticeFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 29, 2013Publisher:SAGE PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:148331720X

ISBN - 13:9781483317205

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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