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Joo, Baek-Kyoo; Jeung, Chang-Wook; Yoon, Hea Jun – Human Resource Development Quarterly, 2010
This study investigates the effects of core self-evaluations, job autonomy, and intrinsic motivation on employees' perceptions of their in-role job performance, based on a cross-sectional survey of 283 employees in a Fortune Global 100 company in Korea. The results suggest that employees perceived higher in-role job performance when they had…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Personal Autonomy, Motivation, Job Performance
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Salmela-Aro, Katariina; Mutanen, Pertti; Vuori, Jukka – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 2012
We examined the role of an in-company training program aimed at enhancing employees' intrinsic work-goal motivation by increasing their career preparedness in a randomized field experimental study. The program activities were implemented using an organization-level two-trainer model with trainers from the human resources management and…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Health Services, Intervention, Printed Materials
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Remedios, Richard; Boreham, Nick – Journal of Education and Work, 2004
This study examined the effects of organisational learning initiatives on employee motivation. Four initiatives consistent with theories of organisational learning were a priori ranked in terms of concepts that underpin intrinsic-motivation theory. Eighteen employees in a UK petrochemical company were interviewed to ascertain their experiences of…
Descriptors: Employees, Learning Motivation, Interviews, Employee Attitudes
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Hannam, Kalli; Narayan, Anupama – Creativity Research Journal, 2015
For employees to generate creative ideas that are not only original, but also useful to their company, they must interact with their workplace environment to determine organizational needs. Therefore, it is important to consider aspects of the individual as well as their environment when studying creativity. Intrinsic motivation, a predictor of…
Descriptors: Motivation, Creativity, Social Justice, Organizational Culture
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Yildizhan, Yasemin Çakmak; Yazici, Mehmet – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between management style perceptions and motivation levels of the employees working in provincial organizations of the General Directorate of Sports. The population of the study included the employees carrying on their duties in Provincial Organizations of The General Directorate of Sports,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership Styles, Motivation, Employees
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Ryu, Geunpil; Moon, Seong-Gin – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2019
Purpose: This study aims to examine the effect of workplace learning experience and intrinsic learning motive on job satisfaction and organizational commitment. In addition, the study examined the moderating effect of intrinsic learning motives on the relationship between learning experience and job satisfaction and organizational commitment.…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Learning Motivation, Job Satisfaction, Persistence
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Mielniczuk, Emilia; Laguna, Mariola – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2017
Purpose: Based on the self-determination theory and the model of action phases, the present study aims to provide insight into motivational factors that are important for training initiation. It investigates the relations between three types of motivation (intrinsic, extrinsic and amotivation) and training initiation: intention to initiate new…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Motivation, Training, Self Determination
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Vreys, Carla; Venderickx, Kathleen; Kieboom, Tessa – International Journal for Talent Development and Creativity, 2016
The abilities of gifted employees are extremely valuable in a knowledge based economy. However, research on the functioning of gifted adults in the workplace is relatively scarce. In this study we focus on the strengths and needs of gifted employees and investigate how well these fit with their current job. We also explore which barriers may…
Descriptors: Employees, Adults, Psychological Needs, Gifted
Singh, Rajesh – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2016
Understanding motivation in the workforce is a crucial step toward creating a dynamic work environment that enriches and fulfills workers. This research stems from LIS management class discussions on the topic of motivation and highlights the need for radical shifts in management approaches to motivation in information organizations. Our analysis…
Descriptors: Motivation, Library Science, Information Science, Information Scientists
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de Jesus, Saul Neves; Rus, Claudia Lenuta; Lens, Willy; Imaginário, Susana – Creativity Research Journal, 2013
Although the relationship between motivation (especially intrinsic motivation) and creativity (especially as a product), no meta-analyses have been conducted on the relationship between these 2 concepts. This study aimed to analyze the relationship between intrinsic motivation and creativity related to product (i.e., creative outcomes) through…
Descriptors: Motivation, Creativity, Meta Analysis, Research Design
Klepper, Erin M. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this mixed-method study was to explore employees' perceptions of their relationships with their direct supervisor, and to determine why employees chose to remain at SSM Health. This study used a three-part research design comprised of quantitative Likert scale rating statements, Henschke's (2016) Modified Instructional Perspectives…
Descriptors: Andragogy, Work Environment, Mixed Methods Research, Employee Attitudes
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Yoon, Hye Jung; Sung, Sun Young; Choi, Jin Nam; Lee, Kyungmook; Kim, Seongsu – Creativity Research Journal, 2015
This study examined the effects of tangible and intangible forms of creativity-contingent rewards on employee creativity. Situation-specific intrinsic and extrinsic motivations were proposed as mediators of the reward-creativity link. Based on data collected from 271 employees and their supervisors, results revealed the following: (a) intangible…
Descriptors: Rewards, Creativity, Employees, Incentives
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Kallio, Kirsi-Mari; Kallio, Tomi J. – Studies in Higher Education, 2014
The article focuses on the effects of management-by-results from the perspective of the work motivation of university employees. The study is based on extensive survey data among employees at Finnish universities. According to the results, performance measurement is based on quantitative rather than qualitative measures, and the current…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Administration, Governance, Management by Objectives
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Sankey, Kim S.; Machin, M. Anthony – International Journal of Training and Development, 2014
With a focus on the self-initiated efforts of employees, this study examined a model of core proactive motivation processes for participation in non-mandatory professional development (PD) within a proactive motivation framework using the Self-Determination Theory perspective. A multi-group SEM analysis conducted across 439 academic and general…
Descriptors: Employees, Participation, Professional Development, Motivation
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Lai, Linda – International Journal of Training and Development, 2011
Perceived competence mobilization is the degree to which employees perceive that they have adequate opportunities to utilize their competences in their current jobs. The findings of the research reported here suggest that employees' perceived competence mobilization is associated with a number of favourable employee attitudes, including intrinsic…
Descriptors: Employees, Self Efficacy, Employee Attitudes, Motivation
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