Citations with the tag: MOTIVATION (Psychology)
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- Motivation: what it takes to get you going.
Goodman, S. // Current Health 2; Feb1988, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p10
Discusses ways to motivate oneself to accomplish a goal. How to de-emphasize negative thinking; Setting goals; Tapping inner resources.
- Understanding what motivates people.
Greenberg, Herb // Forum (10566937); Mar1997, Issue 178, p36
Presents information on the understanding and focus of inner motivation in persons. Deficiencies of motivational speakers, incentive plans and contests; Where true motivation comes from; What motivates managers, salespeople, and other professionals.
- Changing the hostile business.
Greenberg, Herb // Inc.; Apr84, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p121
Seventeen years ago, the president of a small electronics company looked at the business he had built and realized it had turned hostile and threatening. In order to change it, he had to invent a new kind of corporation, consisting of freedom and respect for the individual which, in turn, is...
- Just do it!
Greenberg, Herb // PS: Preventive Maintenance Monthly; Apr96, Issue 521, preceding p1
Presents a motivation for `The Preventive Maintenance Monthly' readers to just do the things they are set to do.
- Art for art's sake.
Kohn, A. // Psychology Today; Sep87, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p52
People will be most creative when they feel motivated by the intrinsic value of the work itself, not external pressures, this creativity expert says. A profile of Teresa Amabile, 37, an associate professor of psychology at Brandeis University whostudies creativity and motivation. INSET:...
- The power of self-talk.
Braiker, H.B. // Psychology Today; Dec89, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p23
Reports how inner conversations can have a powerful impact on emotional well-being and motivation. People who are aware of exactly what they are saying to themselves about themselves can better understand why they react the way they do to events and people in their lives. It can also give them...
- Practical and powerful motivation.
Schuh, Ray // Supervision; Jan94, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p7
Shares experiences on motivation and suggests five basic steps to help achieve a higher degree of motivated behavior. Meaningful tasks to perform; Contribution to a common goal; Freedom and support; Recognition; Rewards.
- Me and my shadow.
Bellman, Geoff // Training & Development; Feb97, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p64
Provides insights on how to handle positive and negative sources of motivation. Significance of recognizing both fears and desires; Ways to tap sources of motivation.
- Fire yourself up.
Bellman, Geoff // Sell!ng; Feb98, Vol. 5 Issue 7, p16
Suggests the need to remember one's motivated moments of the past to help rekindle that motivation in the present, according to Art Sobczak, publisher of the `Telephone Selling Report.'
- Why do you do the things you do?
Bellman, Geoff // Psychotherapy Letter; Jun94, Vol. 6 Issue 6, following p4
Presents a reprint of an article from `Interact,' about motivation. Correlation between motivation and behavior; Basic types of motivators; Responding to motives; Resources available to help achieve a deeper understanding of one's motives.
- Human needs and consumer economics: The implications of Maslow's theory of motivation for...
Seeley, Eric // Journal of Socio-Economics; Winter92, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p303
Recasts Maslow's Theory of Motivation into a form amenable to economic analysis. Development of a decision structure that duplicates key implications of the theory; Combination with the methodology of utility maximization; Impact of changing levels of wealth on the desired content of the...
- Thinking aloud.
Barwill, J.R. // House Beautiful; Nov88, Vol. 130 Issue 11, p10
Editorial. Discusses how, too often, in the pursuit of happiness, many people shortchange themselves. Rushing through life in anticipation of a `someday' dream, they often miss out on some special everyday moments.
- Providing motivation to get tasks completed.
Jacokes, Lee E. // Grand Rapids Business Journal; 11/20/95, Vol. 13 Issue 47, p19
Discusses how to motivate a competent person who is good at their job, but refuse to do some parts of it that they do not like. Suggestions by leadership theorists, Paul Hersey, Ken Blanchard.
- Get psyched!
McGarvey, Robert // Entrepreneur; May94, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p84
Discusses various aspects of motivation. Internal source; Search for one's purpose; Serious consequences of lack of enthusiasm; Social responsibility; Extent of money as a motivator; List of demotivators; Tips in sustaining motivation.
- Food for thought.
Lesonsky, Rieva // Entrepreneur; Nov97, Vol. 25 Issue 11, p8
Presents a listing of inspirational entrepreneurial thoughts, which were suggested to provide the inspiration and motivation an individual might need to be reassured.
- Understanding Motivation and Schooling: Where We've Been, Where We Are, and Where We Need to Go.
Maehr, Martin L.; Meyer, Heather A. // Educational Psychology Review; Dec97, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p371
This paper presents an interpretive summary of the progress that has been made in the study of motivation, especially as this work relates to the area of education. Motivation research has �come of age� with theoretical frameworks rooted in an established body of findings, and with the...
Tice, Terrence N. // Education Digest; Sep92, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p48
Notes the theme for `Journal of Experimental Education.' `Unraveling Motivation,' by Barbara L. McCombs; New paradigm and framework for understanding motivation; Seeking to extend beyond certain perspectives.
- Foundationalism and practical reason.
Heath, Joseph // Mind; Jul97, Vol. 106 Issue 423, p451
Opinion. Discusses the Humean theories of moral motivation. Aims of Humean psychology; Demonstration of the development of a conception of practical rationality which incorporates a contextualist model of justification; Methodology used in the demonstration; Indepth look at foundationalism.
- Touchdown for education.
Rose, David James // Hispanic; Apr1993, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p9
Features `Football & Academics: A Championship Team' (NFL F.A.C.T.), a national education program managed by the National Football League (NFL) Properties, Inc. that is designed to encourage underprivileged grade four students in the United States to excel in school and life. Football cards as...
- Let the employees carry the ball.
Townshend, T.M.; Wright, S. // Personnel Journal; Oct90, Vol. 69 Issue 10, p30
Explores ways in which managers can motivate unenthusiastic, unproductive employees to give the best of themselves to their jobs. Presents a method based on the understanding that all workers are responsible for the outcome of their job called the `100 Percent Responsibility Model.' Details.
- Jack or jill of all trades.
Charles, Kirk; Clarke, Robyn D. // Black Enterprise; Jul98, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p154
Part II. Suggests ways on how to do a more effective job of multitasking. Preparation of a daily schedule; Management of time; Prioritizing of tasks.
- I will.
Taylor, Susan // Essence (Essence); Oct88, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p75
An inspirational message calling upon women to strive for achievement.
- Guiding light.
Kennedy, Danielle // Entrepreneur; July97, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p88
Reports on the tips from the author's mentor Floyd Wickman on how to motivate herself and others in becoming a good sales professional.
- The mystery of motivation.
Karen, R. // Cosmopolitan; Aug90, Vol. 209 Issue 2, p200
Presents a three-part report on how to stir yourself to action. Defining drive; Profiles of motivated people and their motives; How to get going.
- Motivation sources inventory: Development and validation of new scales to measure an integrative...
Barbuto Jr., John E.; Scholl, Richard W. // Psychological Reports; Jun98, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p1011
Presents information on the establishment of scales to assess individual motivation. Description of five sources of motivation; Effectiveness of using instrumental awards to motivate individuals; Examination of goal internalization motivation.
- Keep motivation in mind.
Barbuto Jr., John E.; Scholl, Richard W. // American Fitness; May/Jun93, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p11
Presents four tips from Plus One Fitness Clinic trainer Jim Rooney on motivating by matching a client's mood. Setting realistic goals; Varying the exercise; Making the exercise fun; Monitoring client's progress.
- Let others' experience be your roadway to success.
Patrick, Jennie // Black Collegian; Sep/Oct92, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p39
Encourages African-Americans to call on their ancestry to improve their opportunities for a fuller, happier and more prosperous life. Why the maturing process can be particularly painful for blacks; The unique challenge to people of African descent worldwide; Studying the roads traveled by...
- Dirty dozen: Common mistakes when managing part-time workers.
Perry, Phillip M. // Materials Management in Health Care; Sep95, Vol. 4 Issue 9, p56
Reports on the difficulty of motivating part-time and temporary workers. Avoiding demotivating practices; Turning them loose without the benefit of orientation; Exertion of too much control.
Perry, Phillip M. // Executive Edge Newsletter; Aug96, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p11
Presents several motivational tips. Includes performance planning; Ways in improving the effect of attendance awards; Management strategies.
- Quite a character.
Zane, Frank // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness; May93, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p259
Deals with bodybuilders and their motivation in training. Abraham Maslow's theory on deficiency motivation and being motivation; Character armor as a person's primary training motivation; Character completion as an attitude toward a more holistic way of training; Carl Jung on psychic structures;...
- The right stuff.
Petrini, Catherine; Thomas, Rebecca // Training & Development; Nov95, Vol. 49 Issue 11, p9
Reports that rewards that evoke strong mental images and emotions, the so-called right brain activity, are more likely to motivate workers, according to a Nobel prize winning work by scientist Robert Sperry. Money as motivator; Motivational impact when there is emotional involvement; Requisites...
- Food and drink sector will need to meet bold green ambition in 2010.
Petrini, Catherine; Thomas, Rebecca // Food Manufacture; Jan2010, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p5
The article reports on the need of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) meet its green ambition through setting tougher targets for 2010 in Great Britain.
- Defining moments.
McAuliffe, Kathleen // Self; Aug97, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p56
Presents information on experiences of personal knowing and defining moments, as described by psychologist Jamie Keshet. How flashes of insight may influence one's life; Comments from Keshet; Characteristics that influence the emergence of defining moments.
- Preparing the task force to get good results.
Van Raalte, Susan D. // Advanced Management Journal (03621863); Winter82, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p11
Describes how a task force can do its job right with regards to solving organizational problems. Importance of motivation to selecting task force members; Responsibilities of a leader; Guidelines for setting up and leading a task force.
- Environments that Motivate.
Canic, Michael // Executive Excellence; Nov2001, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p5
Analyzes ways to create a motivating environment. Importance of the perspective of people to be motivated; Significance of people's perception of their work; Four elements that must be aligned to create a motivating environment.
- Entrepreneurial motivation.
Isachsen, Olaf // Executive Excellence; Jun98, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p6
Enumerates the characteristics of a successful entrepreneur. How entrepreneurs view challenges; Importance of freedom to entrepreneurs; What they do during the beginning stages of an organization.
- Why people do what they do.
Qubein, Nido R. // Executive Excellence; Feb99, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p15
Discusses basic principles in human motivation and their implications for corporate leaders. Tendency for people to do things for their own reason; Importance of identification in effective motivation; Pride as a powerful motivator.
- Understanding motives.
Woodruff, Dennis // Executive Excellence; Apr99, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p7
Discusses the need for leaders to understand the motives of people. Determination of people's motivational needs; Differences among the three basic motives, namely achievement, affiliation and influence; Creation of emotionally engaging conditions for people after knowing their motivations.
- FROM THE EDITOR.
Marshall, Greg W. // Journal of Marketing Theory & Practice; Summer2008, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p181
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Lynnea Mallalieu and Kent Nakamoto on the important insights on salesperson behaviors that are most appropriate in facilitating customer's goals and generating positive emotions to build customer loyalty and...
- Jumping the Motivation Hurdle.
Rosner, Bob // Workforce; Nov2000, Vol. 79 Issue 11, p104
Provides tips for employees on how to keep motivated. Importance of exercise; Some ways to reward one's self for a day's work; Looking for another job.
- The Aim Game.
Waugh, Rachel // Scholastic Scope; 9/19/2005, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p23
Presents a table for readers to fill their goals and their strategy to achieve them.
- Comparison of Five Measures of Motivation to Quit Smoking Among a Sample of Hospitalized Smokers.
Sciamanna, Christopher N.; Hoch, Jeff S.; Duke, Christine; Fogle, Morris N; Ford, Daniel E. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine; Jan2000, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p16
Focuses on the motivation of inpatient smokers enrolled in a smoking cessation program in the United States. Impact of making hospitals smoke-free; Reevaluation on the health behaviors of hospitalized patients; Opportunities for smoking cessation counseling for patients.
- Understanding the Motivation of Workers Recovering from Disabilities: A Claims Management Technique.
Althoff, John; Felcher, Paula // Journal of Financial Service Professionals; Nov2002, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p88
Examines the motivation schemes for workers recovering from disabilities. Capitalization of the individual strengths; Works on the potential weaknesses; Anticipation of the consequences of behavior.
- Motivational Engineering Of Training Environments.
Gordon, Michael E. // Training & Development Journal; Aug76, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p46
Assesses the levels of satisfaction and dissatisfaction associated with different general training characteristics and specific training experiences. Factors that would affect the satisfaction levels of trainees; Regard for training characteristics as potential sources of rewards and punishments.
- AN UNEASY LOOK AT MOTIVATION THEORY.
Odiorne, George S. // Training & Development Journal; Jun80, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p106
Discusses the teaching of motivation theory to supervisors and managers. Prevalent problem for trainers; Explanation on the concept of motivation theory; Trends in proposed explanations of behavior.
- Vision, technology, and motivation.
Harris, Charles // Industrial Physicist; Dec1997, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p4
Focuses on the interrelationship between vision, technology and motivation. Synthesis of concepts from pieces of information; Importance of economic and political imperatives to change status quo; Need for maturity of alternative technologies.
- Editor's Introduction.
Hakkarainen, Pentti // Journal of Russian & East European Psychology; Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p3
The article discusses various reports by Vytis Viliunas published within the issue, including one on the psychology of motivation and emotions and another on the emotional processes with the concept of human motivation.
- Where do we find Success?
Hakkarainen, Pentti // Subconsciously Speaking; 4/20/2010, p1
The article presents the definitions of success and motivation, along with tips for boosting motivation.
- Feeling Worthless?
NEMKO, MARTY // California Job Journal; 2/28/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 1225, p4
This article presents a solution to help motivate an individual in doing a task successfully.
- How to get away with it.
Stauffer, David // Across the Board; Jan1999, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p11
Describes motivational transillumination (MT). Concept of MT; How to identify the companies named as `Masters of MT-ness'; Confusion in the MT Concept and all its permutations; Companies that have adopted MT practices and are most likely to become rising stars.