Motivating Humans

Motivating Humans : Goals, Emotions, and Personal Agency Beliefs

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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 people lead emotionally healthy lives.
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  • Paperback | 314 pages
  • 148 x 226 x 24mm | 521.63g
  • SAGE Publications Inc
  • Thousand Oaks, United States
  • English
  • Will Be Reissue
  • 0803945299
  • 9780803945296
  • 660,483

Table of contents

Rationale for Motivational Systems TheoryTheoretical Foundation for Motivational Systems Theory The Living Systems FrameworkDefining Motivation and Its Role in Effective Human FunctioningPersonal Goals Directing and Organizing Behavior Through Cognitive Representations of Desired and Undesired OutcomesPersonal Agency Beliefs and Emotional Arousal Processes Regulating Behavior Through the Integration of Cognition and AffectIntegration of Historical and Contemporary Theories of Motivation Goals, Emotions, and Personal Agency BeliefsHow to `Motivate' People General Principles and Specific Applications to Enduring Problems in Child and Adolescent Development, Education, Business, and Counseling and Everyday LivingSummary of Motivational Systems Theory
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