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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 23 new and published books in the subject of Work Motivation — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Well-being and Performance at Work

    The role of context

    Edited by Marc van Veldhoven, Riccardo Peccei

    Series: Current Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology

    Psychology has been interested in the well-being and performance of people at work for over a century, but our knowledge about both issues, and how they relate to each other, is still evolving. This important new collection provides new understandings on what it means to work productively while...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Understanding Employee Engagement

    Theory, Research, and Practice

    By Zinta S. Byrne

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    Employee engagement is a novel concept that has been building momentum in recent years. Understanding Employee Engagement: Theory, Research, and Practice exposes the science and practice of employee engagement. Grounded in theory and empirical research, this book debates the definitions of...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Power of Feedback

    Giving, Seeking, and Using Feedback for Performance Improvement

    By Manuel London

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    This follow up to the 2003 edition of Job Feedback by Manuel London is updated to cover new research in the area of organizational management. This edition bridges a gap in research that now covers cultural responses to employer feedback, feedback through electronic communications, and how...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Age in the Workplace

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Donald M. Truxillo, Franco Fraccaroli

    The workforce across industrialized nations has become both older and more age-diverse, and this trend is expected to continue in the coming decades. These changes will have important implications for motivating and managing both individual employees and teams and because people are retiring later,...

    Published July 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Individual Adaptability to Changes at Work

    New Directions in Research

    Edited by David Chan

    Series: Series in Organization and Management

    Individual adaptability to changes at work refers to an individual’s response to new demands or ill-defined problems created by uncertainty, complexity, mergers, and any rapid change in the work situation. Today, one of the key factors for an individual’s success is said to be adaptability. In the...

    Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The New Psychology of Money

    By Adrian Furnham

    The New Psychology of Money is an accessible and engrossing analysis of our psychological relationship to money in all its forms. Comprehensive and insightful, Adrian Furnham explores the role that money plays in a range of contexts, from the family to the high street, and asks whether the...

    Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Burnout at Work

    A psychological perspective

    Edited by Michael P Leiter, Arnold B Bakker, Christina Maslach

    Series: Current Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology

    The psychological concept of burnout refers to long-term exhaustion from, and diminished interest in, the work we do. It’s a phenomenon that most of us have some understanding of, even if we haven’t always been affected directly. Many people start their working lives full of energy and enthusiasm...

    Published May 1st 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Conversations about Calling

    Advancing Management Perspectives

    By Valerie L. Myers

    Conversations about Calling explores management perspectives of the calling construct. Using Max Weber’s seminal work, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, as a starting point, Myers seeks to enrich management perspectives of calling by integrating the contributions of other...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Creativity and Innovation in Organizational Teams

    Edited by Leigh L. Thompson, Hoon- Seok Choi

    Series: Series in Organization and Management

    Creativity and Innovation in Organizational Teams stemmed from a conference held at the Kellogg School of Management in June 2003 covering creativity and innovation in groups and organizations. Each chapter of the book is written by an expert and covers original theory about creative processes in...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. New Developments in Goal Setting and Task Performance

    Edited by Edwin A. Locke, Gary P. Latham

    This book concentrates on the last twenty years of research in the area of goal setting and performance at work. The editors and contributors believe goals affect action, and this volume has a lineup of international contributors who look at the recent theories and implications in this area for IO...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge