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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95
An engaged employee is someone who feels involved, committed, passionate and empowered and demonstrates those feelings in work behavior. This book explains that a more engaged workforce is really about better performance management. The authors expand the traditional notion of performance management to include building trust, creating conditions of... more...
- Hay House 2014; US$ 27.95
For many years, Dr. Wayne W. Dyer s fans have wondered when he would write a memoir. Well, after four decades as a teacher of self-empowerment and the best-selling author of more than 40 books, Wayne has finally done just that! However, he has written it in a way that only he canwith a remarkable take-home message for his longtime followers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
Why is one person motivated to create a business empire whilst another is inspired to produce a beautiful work of art? Why do some people prefer a quiet life? The Psychobiology of Human Motivation explores what directs our behaviour, from basic physiological needs like hunger and thirst to more complex aspects of social behaviour like altruism. Hugh... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00
There is an extensive literature on Goal Attainment Scaling (GAS), but the publications are widely scattered and often inaccessible, covering several foreign countries and many professional disciplines and fields of application. This book provides both a user manual and a complete reference work on GAS, including a comprehensive account of what the... more...
- Guilford Publications 2013; US$ 100.00
Integrating significant advances in motivation science that have occurred over the last two decades, this volume thoroughly examines the ways in which motivation interacts with social, developmental, and emotional processes, as well as personality more generally. The Handbook comprises 39 clearly written chapters from leaders in the field. Cutting-edge... more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 32.95
What happens when people ?achieve?? Why do reactions to ?achievement? vary so profoundly? And how might an anthropological study of achievement and its consequences allow us to develop a more nuanced model of the motivated agency that operates in the social world? These questions lie at the heart of this volume. Drawing on research from Southeast... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 16.95
Edging into forty-something, Karen and Pam found themselves in a state of stuck. They had checked off many of their major life goals?career, husband, children, friends?but they?d lost momentum. After griping over drinks one night, they came up with a plan to face their fears, rediscover their interests, try new things, and renew their relationships.... more...
- Guilford Publications 2013; US$ 75.00
This important handbook provides a comprehensive, authoritative review of achievement motivation and establishes the concept of competence as an organizing framework for the field. The editors synthesize diverse perspectives on why and how individuals are motivated in school, work, sports, and other settings. Written by leading investigators, chapters... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
What is there in developmental relationships beyond setting and striving to achieve goals? The presence of goals in coaching and mentoring programs has gone largely unquestioned, yet evidence is growing that the standard prescription of SMART, challenging goals is not always appropriate - and even potentially dangerous - in the context of a complex... more...