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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 16 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. 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 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 8th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 9th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Psychology of Digital Media at Work

    Edited by Daantje Derks, Arnold Bakker

    Series: Current Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology

    In many professions daily work life has become unthinkable without the use of a computer with access to the Internet. As technological innovations progress rapidly and new applications of interactional media are invented, organizational behaviour continues to change. The central theme of this book...

    Published November 27th 2012 by Psychology Press

  5. A Day in the Life of a Happy Worker

    Edited by Arnold B. Bakker, Kevin Daniels

    Series: Current Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology

    This edited collection brings together some of the leading researchers in the study of the daily experience of work and daily well-being. The book covers both theoretical and methodological issues involved in studying workers’ well-being as it evolves on a daily basis. Interest in the topic of...

    Published November 25th 2012 by Psychology Press

  6. Work Motivation

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Ruth Kanfer, Gilad Chen, Robert D. Pritchard

    Series: SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series

    This edited volume in SIOP's Organizational Frontiers Series presents the current thinking and research on the important area of motivation.Work Motivation is a central issue in Industrial organizational psychology, human resource management and organizational behavior. In this volume the editors...

    Published September 24th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Integrating Organizational Behavior Management with Industrial and Organizational Psychology

    Edited by C. Merle Johnson, Terry A. Beehr

    This book examines the intersection of Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) and Industrial and Organizational Psychology (I/O Psychology). It argues that, whilst OBM and I/O Psychology have developed simultaneously, they have done so with minimal integration. I/O Psychology, a somewhat older...

    Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Psychology of Entrepreneurship

    Edited by J. Robert Baum, Michael Frese, Robert A. Baron

    Series: SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series

    Entrepreneurship is essential for international social and economic well-being, as new ventures are the dominant source of job creation, market innovation, and economic growth in many societies. In this book, a noted group of researchers use findings, methods, and theories of modern psychology as...

    Published August 15th 2012 by Psychology Press

  9. Evidence-Based Productivity Improvement

    A Practical Guide to the Productivity Measurement and Enhancement System (ProMES)

    By Robert D. Pritchard, Sallie J. Weaver, Elissa Ashwood

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    This new book explains the Productivity Measurement and Enhancement system (ProMES) and how it meets the criteria for an optimal measurement and feedback system. It summarizes all the research that has been done on productivity, mentioning other measurement systems, and gives detailed information...

    Published November 30th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Behavioral Business Ethics

    Shaping an Emerging Field

    Edited by David De Cremer, Ann E. Tenbrunsel

    Series: Series in Organization and Management

    This book takes a look at how and why individuals display unethical behavior. It emphasizes the actual behavior of individuals rather than the specific business practices. It draws from work on psychology which is the scientific study of human behavior and thought processes. As Max...

    Published October 24th 2011 by Routledge