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  • 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...

  • Progress in Reversal Theoryby M. J. Apter; J. H. Kerr; M. P. Cowles

    Elsevier Science 1988; US$ 72.95

    Reversal Theory is a new general theory of motivation, emotion, personality, psychopathology and stress which challenges previous ideas in these fields and sets up an unusually broad and integrative conceptual framework of its own. The papers in the six sections which make up this volume are concerned with: - developing the theory itself - looking... more...

  • The Magic Lampby Keith Ellis

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2009; US$ 15.00

    Do you have trouble setting goals? Would you like to have greater focus, stronger follow-through, and achieve dramatically better results? Would you like to learn how to get anything you want from life--more money, a new home, a promotion, better relationships, a greater sense of fulfillment, or anything else you can imagine? If so, then read The... more...

  • Implicit Motivesby Oliver Schultheiss; Joachim Brunstein

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 64.99

    This book brings together the latest and best in theory and research on implicit motives. Written by leading authorities in the field, chapters range from portrayals of power, achievement and affiliation motives and their assessment to accounts of how motives shape cognition and physiological changes, their relationship with the needs people attribute... more...

  • The Culture of Excess: How America Lost Self-Control and Why We Need to Redefine Successby J.R. Slosar

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 38.00

    As J.R. Slosar shows in this urgent, sometimes startling volume, the nation's fast-and-loose approach to money was in fact a symptom of a more widespread pattern of excessive behavior. In The Culture of Excess: How America Lost Self-Control and Why We Need to Redefine Success , Slosar portrays an America where the drive to succeed and the fear of... more...

  • Clock Watchersby Stevi Quate; John McDermott

    Heinemann 2009; US$ 26.25

    Clock Watchers isn’t a book of tips and tricks. It applies the research on motivation and engagement to support increased achievement and improved attitudes about school. Stevi Quate and John McDermott’s framework catches students’ interest across the content areas, holds it through meaningful learning, creates further ways to connect kids with content,... more...

  • Decade Aheadby Stuart Karabenick; Timothy C. Urdan

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 127.99

    Includes chapters which examine the associations between motivation and other constructs, such as emotion and self-regulation. This title also features chapters that examine sociocultural approaches to the study of motivation, the motivation of African American students and teachers' motivation, and the policy implications of motivation research. more...

  • Why People Cooperateby Tom R. Tyler

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 27.95 US$ 25.43

    Any organization's success depends upon the voluntary cooperation of its members. But what motivates people to cooperate? In Why People Cooperate , Tom Tyler challenges the decades-old notion that individuals within groups are primarily motivated by their self-interest. Instead, he demonstrates that human behaviors are influenced by shared attitudes,... more...

  • Smart Successby Heiko Martens-Scholz

    Gabler Verlag 2008; US$ 34.73

    Vorwort V W orwort enn Sie „Smart Success“ in der Hand halten, haben Sie mit - cherheit bereits andere Bücher über Erfolg, Selbstmanagement und Zielsetzung gelesen oder zumindest angelesen. Das Weglegen von Büchern nach der Lektüre der ersten Seiten hat ja eine ganz eigene Tradition. Es gibt wohl kaum aussagekräftige Statistiken darüber, wie hoch der... more...

  • Was bewegt junge Menschen?by Josef Held; Seddik Bibouche; Lucie Billmann; Melanie Holbein; Martina Kempf; Tobias Kröll

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 39.70

    Vor dem Hintergrund des gesellschaftlichen Wandels und des Wandels der Erwerbsarbeit haben die AutorInnen primär die subjektive Situation der unter 35jährigen jungen Beschäftigten im Dienstleistungsbereich im Blick. Die Ergebnisse basieren auf einer Fragebogenerhebung sowie Interviews mit jungen Beschäftigten, Personalräten und Psychotherapeuten. Der... more...