Why do people choose the careers they do? What factors cause peopleto be satisfied with their work? No single work did more to makeconcepts like motive, goal incentive, and attitude part of theworkplace vocabulary.
This landmark work, originally published in 1964, integrates thework of hundreds of researchers in individual workplace behavior toexplain choice of work, job satisfaction, and job performance.Includes an extensive new introduction that highlights and updateshis model for current organization behavior educators and students,as well as professionals who must extract the highest levels ofproductivity from today's downsized workforces.
"Highly recommAnded for the theorist, the empirical investigator,and the student in occupational behavioral science. It is the besttreatise on this topic that this reviewer has seen."
"A comprehensive and critical summary of the morass of studiesabout why people work."