The Motivation Handbook

The Motivation Handbook

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This book provides a comprehensive analysis of motivational theory and its application at work. First, the authors set out all the main Motivation Theories in a clear and highly readable format with critical commentary on their relevance. They include leading-edge thinking as well as more traditional theories such as Maslow's 'hierarchy of needs' and Herzberg's 'hygiene factors'. Each theory is carefully indexed to allow for easy referencing. The authors then proceed to look at motivation in a practical context. They cover key applications at organisational, team and individual levels including job design, reward, communication, teamworking, setting objectives and dealing with poor performance. For each, key motivational issues and the relevant theories are discussed.

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  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 178 x 242 x 18mm | 521.64g
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development
  • Wimbledon, United Kingdom
  • 0852929250
  • 9780852929254
  • 1,819,328

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About Sarah Hollyforde

Sarah Hollyforde, MIPD, is a professionally qualified Human Resources (HR) manager. Her 18 years experience has been in a number of different roles including line management and operations management. Sarah has been involved in a wide range of HR applications, specialising in recruitment, selection, training and development. Steve Whiddett, BSc (Hons), MSc, C.Psychol., is a chartered occupational psychologist and partner at Pearn Kandola, Oxford. Prior to joining Pearn Kandola in 1991 he was a senior consultant with one of the world's leading test publishers where he was responsible for development, training and consultancy in job analysis techniques. Steve has specialised in the areas of job analysis, assessment and development for more than 20 years and for most of that time has been a practising occupational psychologist.

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