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Work and Motivation : Jossey-Bass Classics - Victor H. Vroom

Work and Motivation

Jossey-Bass Classics

Paperback Published: 10th November 1994
ISBN: 9780787900304
Number Of Pages: 397

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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.

Industry Reviews

"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."

Part One: Introduction
1. Introduction and Historical Perspective
2. Motivation--A Point of View
3. The Motivational Bases of Work
Part Two: Choice of Work Role
4. Occupational Choice
Part Three: Satisfaction with Work Roles
5. The Determinants of Job Satisfaction
6. Job Satisfaction and Job Behavior
Part Four: Performance in Work Roles
7. The Role of Motivation in Work Performance
8. Some Motivational Determinants of Effective JobPerformance
Part Five: Conclusion
9. Concluding Observations on Method and Theory

ISBN: 9780787900304
ISBN-10: 0787900303
Series: Jossey-Bass Classics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 397
Published: 10th November 1994
Publisher: JOSSEY BASS
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.15 x 15.85  x 2.68
Weight (kg): 0.53
Edition Number: 1

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