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Human Motivation

Author : Nathan Brody
ISBN : 9781483265612
Genre : Psychology
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Human Motivation: Commentary on Goal-Directed Action deals with human motivation, illustrating a simplistic model of a goal-directed action sequence derived from the usual layman's conception of a goal-directed action. This book consists of five chapters. After an introduction provided in Chapter 1, Chapter 2 considers the Hullian tradition in motivation, emphasizing that there is a body of evidence that requires an analysis of motivational phenomena in nonpurposive terms. The theories growing out of research on achievement motivation is examined in Chapter 3. Chapter 4 covers the theory of affective dynamics and applications of certain economic principles to human behavior, including theoretical developments to the theory of action presented in the preceding chapter. Chapter five discusses complexities in the commonsense view of action tendencies, such as the usual assumption that individuals are aware of the reasons for their actions and goals toward which their actions are directed is challenged. This publication is a good reference for students and researchers conducting work on the study of human motivation.

Goal Concepts In Personality And Social Psychology

Author : Lawrence A. Pervin
ISBN : 9781317510222
Genre : Psychology
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Is behavior motivated? And if so, can it be motivated by the anticipation of future events? What role does cognition play in such motivational processes? And, further, what role does motivation play in ongoing cognitive activity? Questions such as these provide the foundation for this book, originally published in 1989. More specifically, the chapters in this book address the question of the utility of goals concepts in studying motivation and social cognition.

Motivation And Morale In Banking Administration A Study Of Four Branches Of United Commercial Bank

Author : Naresh Kumar
ISBN : 8170998972
Genre : Bank employees
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This Book Will Be Of Abiding Interest To All Those Who Are Engaged In Banking Administration Or Are Engaged In Research In The Field.

Explaining Buyer Behavior

Author : John O'Shaughnessy
ISBN : 9780198023517
Genre : Business & Economics
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This volume provides the fundamentals needed to understand the various explanatory systems and methodologies used in the behavior sciences and to evaluate their findings, in particular the literature and findings on buyer behavior. In clear prose, the author discusses the key issues in modern philosophy, psychology, and sociology and their relevance for the student of marketing and buyer behavior. O'Shaughnessy exploits insights from many disciplines as to the many ways to derive understanding of behavioral phenomena, making it accessible not only to academics and students of marketing, but to professionals as well.

Frontiers Of Motivational Psychology

Author : Donald R. Brown
ISBN : 9781468463415
Genre : Psychology
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Motivation Thought And Action

Author : Julius Kuhl
ISBN : 0275920968
Genre : Business & Economics
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The past three decades of research on human motivation have presented theories of cognitive decision-making that fail to account for numerous behavioral "paradoxes" such as the disproportional rise in motivation following the reduction in anxiety. This text provides empirical evidence and a broad theoretical framework for integrating cognitive, emotional and motivational psychology though a systems-oriented perspective.

Trends And Issues In Theoretical Psychology

Author : International Society for Theoretical Psychology. Conference
ISBN : UOM:39015034326077
Genre : Psychology
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A Survey Of Research In Public Administration 1980 1990

Author : V. A. Pai Panandiker
ISBN : UOM:39015042145634
Genre : Political Science
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Personality In Search Of Individuality

Author : Nathan Brody
ISBN : 9780080917078
Genre : Psychology
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In this, his fourth book published by Academic Press, the author pursues current theories in the expansive field of personality research. Presenting a unique perspective on recent developments in the field, the emphasis is on empirical research. Topics discussed include stability and change in traits, the behavior genetics of traits, a review and defense of trait theory, and a comprehensive review of research on the unconscious.

National Library Of Medicine Current Catalog

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