Motivating humans : goals, emotions, and personal agency beliefs / Martin E. Ford.
By: Ford, Martin EMaterial type: TextPublisher: Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©1992Description: 1 online resource (xii, 302 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781452245768; 1452245762; 9781483325361; 1483325369Subject(s): Motivation (Psychology) | SELF-HELP -- Motivational & Inspirational | Motivation (Psychology) | Mitarbeiter | Motivatie | Handelen | Motivation (psychologie) | Mitarbeiter | MotivationGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Motivating humans.DDC classification: 153.8 LOC classification: BF501 | .F67 1992Other classification: 77.45 Online resources: Click here to access online
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Rationale for Motivational Systems Theory; Theoretical Foundation for Motivational Systems Theory; The Living Systems Framework; Defining Motivation and Its Role in Effective Human Functioning; Personal Goals; Directing and Organizing Behavior Through Cognitive Representations of Desired and Undesired Outcomes; Personal Agency Beliefs and Emotional Arousal Processes; Regulating Behavior Through the Integration of Cognition and Affect; Integration of Historical and Contemporary Theories of Motivation; Goals, Emotions, and Personal Agency Beliefs; How to `Motivate' People; General Principles and Specific Applications to Enduring Problems in Child and Adolescent Development, Education, Business, and Counseling and Everyday Living; Summary of Motivational Systems Theory;
This volume provides a precise and comprehensive description of human motivation. Drawing on psychology, education and management, Ford integrates classic and contemporary motivation theory into a unified framework - Motivational Systems Theory - from which he derives 17 principles for motivating people. The book provides concrete examples throughout and includes a chapter on practical applications such as: promoting social responsibility in young people; increasing motivation for learning and school achievement; increasing work productivity and job satisfaction; and helping peopl.