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Motivation

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  • Handbook of Approach and Avoidance Motivationby Andrew J. Elliot

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 80.00

    Of the many conceptual distinctions present in psychology today, the approach-avoidance distinction stands out as one of, if not the, most fundamental and basic. The distinction between approach and avoidance motivation has a venerable history, not only within but beyond scientific psychology, and the deep utility of this distinction is clearly evident... more...

  • Nebraska Symposium on Motivationby Bill Shuart

    University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 50.00

    Describes contemporary approach to the modeling of complex cognitive and behavioral processes. This book provides examples of translational research ranging from clinical neuropsychology to self-actualization, from medical informatics to industrial psychology, from programmed learning to psychiatric rehabilitation. more...

  • Goals & Objective settingby Jon C Warner

    Worldwide Center for Organizational Development 2006; US$ 9.50

    This Goals and Objectives Rapid Skill Builder booklet explores the process involved in setting overall strategy or targets to be achieved and then focuses on the specific steps needed to set meaningful objectives and work towards your goals whether these goals are at work or in your personal life. more...

  • Social Motivation, Justice, and the Moral Emotionsby Bernard Weiner

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 32.95

    Social Motivation, Justice, and the Moral Emotions proposes an attribution theory of interpersonal or social motivation that distinguishes between the role of thinking and feeling in determining action. The place of this theory within the larger fields of motivation and attributional analyses is explored. It features new thoughts concerning social... more...

  • Interestby Richard Swedberg

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 38.00

    Gives a history of the concept of interest. This work includes a chapter on the emergence of social science concept of interest during the nineteenth century. It presents a discussion of difficulties using the concept of interest efficiently and an exploration of its policy, science, potential, and use. more...

  • Setting Performance Objectivesby Jon C Warner

    Worldwide Center for Organizational Development 2003; US$ 17.50

    As part of the Janus Performance Management System, ?Setting Performance Objectives? is a practical 44-page workbook that focuses on setting clear and agreed performance goals at the beginning of the performance management cycle. As performance objectives are the cornerstone of effective performance management, it is important that the 'gap' between... more...

  • Giving and Receiving Feedbackby Jon C Warner

    Worldwide Center for Organizational Development 2003; US$ 17.50

    As part of the Janus Performance Management System, ?Giving and Receiving Performance Feedback? is a practical 44-page workbook that provides extensive proactive guidance on how to offer constructive feedback where appropriate and also how to accept feedback in a positive and practical manner. Although it is one of the hardest skills to master, it... more...

  • Motivation and Actionby Jutta Heckhausen; Heinz Heckhausen

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 72.00

    Motivation and Action gives an in-depth overview of the diverse lines of research in motivational psychology. more...

  • Understanding Human Motivationby Donald Laming

    Wiley 2008; US$ 73.95

    Understanding Human Motivation is a lively presentation of how factors such as biological nature, instinct, past experience, and society determine what we do. Draws on many different domains of human behavior and links together many motivational factors such as fear, sex, consciousness, and rage. Illustrates the theoretical bases of... more...

  • Handbook of Motivation and Cognition Across Culturesby Richard Sorrentino; Susumu Yamaguchi

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 190.00

    In recent years there has been a wealth of new research in cognition, particularly in relation to supporting theoretical constructs about how cognitions are formed, processed, reinforced, and how they then affect behavior. Many of these theories have arisen and been tested in geographic isolation. It remains to be seen whether theories that purport... more...