chapter at a glance
Even with great talents many people fail to achieve great things. A good part of the reason lies with unwillingness to work hard enough to achieve high performance. Here's what to look for in Chapter 5. Don't forget to check your learning with the Summary Questions & Answers and Self-Test in the end-of-chapter Study Guide.
WHAT IS MOTIVATION?
Types of Motivation Theories
Motivation across Cultures
WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM THE NEEDS THEORIES OF MOTIVATION?
Hierarchy of Needs Theory
Acquired Needs Theory
WHAT IS THE EQUITY THEORY OF MOTIVATION?
Equity and Social Comparisons
Equity Theory Predictions
Equity Theory and Organizational Justice
WHAT ARE THE INSIGHTS OF THE EXPECTANCY THEORY OF MOTIVATION?
Expectancy Terms and Concepts
Expectancy Theory Predictions
Expectancy Implications and Research
WHAT IS THE GOAL-SETTING THEORY OF MOTIVATION?
Motivational Properties of Goals
Goal Setting and the Management Process
Wall Street Journal columnist Carol Hymowitz opened an article written about successful female executives with this sentence: "Reach for the top—and don't eliminate choices too soon or worry about the myth of balance."
One of the first leaders mentioned in her article is Carol Bartz, former executive chairman of the board of the noted software firm Autodesk and the new CEO of Yahoo. In her interview with Hymowitz, Bartz points out that women often suffer from guilt, inappropriately ...