Work Motivation in Organizational Behavior

Work Motivation in Organizational Behavior

by Craig C. Pinder

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317561460
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/17/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 600
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Craig C. Pinder is currently Professor of Organizational Behavior, Faculty of Business, University of Victoria, British Columbia. He was Acting Dean in the Department in 2002. He has won the Commerce Undergraduate Society Teaching Excellence Award at UBC twice. His PhD is in Organizational Behavior from Cornell University.

Table of Contents

Porter, Foreword. Part 1. How Theories of Work Motivation are Developed. Work Motivation, Productivity, and the Economy. Methods of Inquiry in Work Motivation Theory and Research. Part 2. Alternative Models of Human Functioning. Human Nature: Needs and Values as Motives at Work. Human Nature: Affect and Emotions as Motives to Work. Power, Love, and Sex as Motives at Work. Social Motivation and Self-Esteem at Work. Job Design as a Contextual Source of Work Motivation. Causes and Consequences of Frustration at Work. Part 3. Concepts of Work Motivation and Ultimate Determinants of Behavior. Beliefs, Attitudes, and Intentions. Human Reactions to Work, Jobs, and Organizations. Equity, Fairness, and Justice Motives Related to Work. Expectancy-Valence Theories of Work Motivation. Goal-Directed Theories. Part 4. Views of "Work Motivation" and Work Behavior. Learning, Behavior Control, Social-Cognitive Theory, and Self-Management. Part 5. Summary and Evaluation of Progress. Profit, Slaves, and Hopes for Strawberry Fields of the Future.

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