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The Oxford handbook of work engagement, motivation, and self-determination theory / edited by Marylène Gagné.

Other Title:
Handbook of work engagement, motivation, and self-determination theory
Work engagement, motivation, and self-determination theory
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series:
Oxford library of psychology.
Oxford handbooks online.
Oxford Library of Psychology
Oxford handbooks online.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (465 pages)
Subjects:
Employee motivation.
Autonomy (Psychology)
Organizational behavior.
Psychology, Industrial.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Self-determination theory is a theory of human motivation that is being increasingly used by organizations to make strategic HR decisions and train managers. It argues for a focus on the quality of workers' motivation over quantity. Motivation that is based on meaning and interest is showed to be superior to motivation that is based on pressure and rewards. Work environments that make workers feel competent, autonomous, and related to others foster the right type of motivation, goals, and work values.
Contents:
Cover; The Oxford Handbook of Work Engagement, Motivation, and Self-Determination Theory; Series; Copyright; Short Contents; About the Editor; Contributors; Contents; 1 The History of Self-Determination Theory in Psychology and Management; Part 1 Conceptual Issues; 2 The Importance of Universal Psychological Needs for Understanding Motivation in the Workplace; 3 Employee Commitment, Motivation, and Engagement:; 4 Effective and Sustained Proactivity in the Workplace:; 5 A Behavioral Economics Perspective on the Overjustification Effect:; 6 Passion for Work:; Part 2 Individual Considerations
7 The Foundation of Autonomous Motivation in the Workplace:8 Contingent Self-Esteem:; 9 Person-Environment Fit and Self-Determination Theory; Part 3 Organizational and Contextual Considerations; 10 The Motivational Power of Job Design; 11 Leadership; 12 Compensation and Work Motivation: Self-Determination Theory and the Paradigm of Motivation through Incentives; 13 Self-Determination Theory and Workplace Training and Development; Part 4 Outcomes of Work Motivation; 14 Self-Determination and Job Stress
15 Self-Determination as a Nutriment for Thriving: Building an Integrative Model of Human Growth at Work16 Emotional Labor through the Lens of Self-Determination Theory; 17 Understanding Why Employees Behave Safely from a Self- Determination Theory Perspective; 18 Understanding Workplace Violence: The Contribution of Self-Determination Theory; 19 Encouraging Environmental Actions in Employees and in the Working Environment: A Self-Determination Theory Perspective; 20 Translating Research Results in Economic Terms: An Application of Economic Utility Analysis Using SDT-Based Interventions
Part 5 Domains of Application21 Teacher Motivation; 22 At the Interface of Work and Health: A Consideration of the Health Gradient using Self-Determination Theory; 23 What is a Functional Relationship to Money and Possessions?; 24 Development, Changes and Consolidation of Values and Goals in Business and Law Schools: The Dual Valuing Process Model; 25 A Self-Determination Theory Approach to Goals; 26 Self-Determination Theory in the Work Domain: This is Just the Beginning; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Gagné, Marylène, editor.
ISBN:
0-19-998502-2
0-19-979498-7
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