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Motivation and Work Behavior

by Lyman Porter

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Published by McGraw-Hill/Irwin .
Written in English


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Number of Pages648
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Open LibraryOL7303918M
ISBN 100072481625
ISBN 109780072481624

The book features chapters on the biopsychology of motivation, how motivation changes across the lifespan, and the important influence of culture on motivated behavior. Three chapters are devoted to practical strategies and the implementation of motivational change. Book Description. This OpenStax resource aligns to introductory courses in Organizational Behavior. The text presents the theory, concepts, and applications with particular emphasis on the impact that individuals and groups can have on organizational performance and culture.

Everyone wants to work for one of those Fortune Great Companies to Work For, and that’s because they have the organization component of motivation figured out. T.R. Mitchell, “Matching Motivational Strategies with Organizational Contexts,” Research in . Motivation, forces acting either on or within a person to initiate word is derived from the Latin term motivus (“a moving cause”), which suggests the activating properties of the processes involved in psychological motivation.. Psychologists study motivational forces to help explain observed changes in behaviour that occur in an individual.

Intrinsic motivation stems from a desire to participate based on interest and enjoyment from work (Michel & Hargis, ). SDT operates alongside need theory to motivate employee OCB and CWB. Together the two theories propose that individuals will perform well, physically and mentally when autonomy, competence and relatedness needs are. Motivation to have a child vs motivation to work Indeed, the pervasive stereotype of a “good mother” - a mother who is always there for her children - contrasts with beliefs about the stereotypical "ideal worker" - an employee with no responsibilities outside of work (Bailyn & Harrington, ), creating the perception that one cannot.


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Porter, Bigley, and Steers' 7th edition of Motivation and Work Behavior is a scholarly reader/text designed for upper-level and MBA courses in Motivation and Organizational Behavior.

The 7th Edition's new title and content demonstrates the text's concentration on the major contemporary theories, research, and applications specifically related Cited by: Porter, Bigley, and Steers have refocused the text on work motivation, allowing for a more comprehensive treatment of the topic.

Over 85% of the material in the text is entirely new. Several articles were written specifically for the 7th Edition of Motivation and Work Behavior, including: Mitchell, Terence R., and Daniels, Edition: 7th Motivation and work behavior.

Richard M. Steers, Lyman W. Porter. McGraw-Hill, - Self-Help - pages. All Book Search results » Bibliographic information. Title: Business & Economics / Human Resources & Personnel Management Employee motivation Motivation (Psychology) Psychology.

Porter, Bigley, and Steers' 7th edition of Motivation and Work Behavior is a scholarly reader/text designed for upper-level and MBA courses in Motivation and Organizational Behavior.

The 7th Edition's new title and content demonstrates the text's concentration on the major contemporary theories, research, and applications specificaly related to the topic of motivation and work. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm.

Contents: Need theories of motivation / David J. Cherrington --Intrinsic motivation and self-determination in human behavior / Edward L. Deci, Richard M. Ryan --Reinforcement theory and contingency management in organizational.

Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Steers, Richard M. Motivation and work behavior. New York: McGraw-Hill, []. Book Description. This second edition of the best-selling textbook on Work Motivation in Organizational Behavior provides an update of the critical analysis of the scientific literature on this topic, and provides a highly integrated treatment of leading theories, including their Motivation and Work Behavior book roots and progression over the years.

A heavy emphasis is placed on the notion that behavior. Pinder's work motivation in organizational behavior is the most comprehensive book on work motivation, a subject that is not easy but the well-structured chapters offers a broad and deep analysis of the many approaches in the area.

A must-read book for anyone who seriously wants to comprehend work motivation, however it is not an introductory Cited by: Chapter 6. Work Motivation Exploring Behavior in Action: Work Motivation at W.L. Gore & Associates On January 1,Wilbert and Genevieve Gore founded a small company to develop applications - Selection from Organizational Behavior, Third Edition [Book].

This second edition of the best-selling textbook on Work Motivation in Organizational Behavior provides an update of the critical analysis of the scientific literature on this topic, and provides a highly integrated treatment of leading theories, including their historical roots and progression over the years.

A heavy emphasis is placed on the notion that behavior /5(19). intrinsic motivation to work w ere identified as crucial for dec ision-ma king in the work-retirement transition. The review of the empiric al and theoretic al literature re v ealed a br oad a nd.

Motivation And Work Behavior book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This scholarly text for upper-level and MBA organizational be 4/5(5). A seminal work in the field of motivation by the leading author on the topic, this classic has been fully revised and updated to include and distill the most current research from top international scholars.

The book offers a chronological review of the field, and a taxonomy for the study and practice of motivation, complete with anecdotes.

About the Book. Organizational Behavior bridges the gap between theory and practice with a distinct "experiential" approach. On average, a worker in the USA will change jobs 10 times in 20 years.

In order to succeed in this type of career situation, individuals need to be armed with the tools necessary to be life-long learners/5(11). Motivation is one of the forces that lead to performance.

Motivation is defined as the desire to achieve a goal or a certain performance level, leading to goal-directed behavior. When we refer to someone as being motivated, we mean that the person is trying hard to accomplish a certain task. Leaders of all sorts can go a long way in increasing employee motivation and engagement at work.

Today’s motivation research shows that participation is likely to lead to several positive behaviors as long as managers encourage greater engagement, motivation, and productivity while recognizing the importance of respite and work recovery.

Motivation Theories: Behavior The following theories each offer advice and insight on how people actually make choices to work hard or not work hard based on their individual preferences, the available rewards, and the possible work outcomes. Work Attitudes; Work Behaviors; The Role of Ethics and National Culture; Rebounding from Defeat: The Case of Jeffrey Katzenberg; Conclusion; Exercises; Chapter 5: Theories of Motivation.

A Motivating Place to Work: The Case of Zappos; Need-Based Theories of Motivation; Process-Based Theories. One of the most surprising things about motivation is that it often comes after starting a new behavior, not before.

We have this common misconception that motivation arrives as a result of passively consuming a motivational video or reading an inspirational book. However, active inspiration can be a far more powerful motivator.

Motivation can have many sources, and often people have multiple motives for engaging in any one behavior. Motivation might be extrinsic, whereby a person is inspired by outside forces—other. Written with the student audience in mind, this book is about the motivational determinants of behavior in work organizations.

For practicing managers, helpful information may be found in the chapters dealing with day-to-day motivational problems. Three chapters deal specifically with motivational theory, and five chapters emphasize research and practice in motivation, since .Whether this is a result of the personal failings of the individuals or a lack of proper motivation by superiors remains to be determined.

Obviously, personality factors such as those discussed here can play a major role in determining work behavior both on the shop floor and in .Why might concentrating on motivators give better results?

To answer this question, we must examine types of motivation. Organizational behavior researchers often classify motivation in terms of what stimulates it.

In the case of extrinsic motivation, we endeavor to acquire something that satisfies a lower-order need. Jobs that pay well and.