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Understanding Human Motivation [electronic resource] : What Makes People Tick

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780631219828Publication details: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2008.ISBN:
  • 9780470775189
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Understanding Human Motivation : What Makes People TickDDC classification:
  • 153.8
LOC classification:
  • BF503.L36 2004
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Contents:
CONTENTS; Preface and Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION: THREE FUNDAMENTAL IDEAS; 1 DETERMINISM AND FREE WILL; 2 TERROR; 3 SEX; 4 CONSCIOUSNESS; 5 BOREDOM; 6 SOCIAL CONVENTIONS; 7 THE RATE FOR THE JOB; 8 LONELINESS; 9 THE MORAL SANCTION; 10 PEER PRESSURE; 11 THE CROWD; 12 RAGE; 13 . . . AND ARE WE PROVOKED TO VIOLENCE BY THE MEDIA?; 14 MONEY; 15 GAMBLING; 16 HUMAN MOTIVATION: HOW DOES IT WORK?; References; Index
Summary: Understanding Human Motivation is a lively presentation of how factors such as biological nature, instinct, past experience, and society determine what we do. Draws on many different domains of human behavior and links together many motivational factors such as fear, sex, consciousness, and rage. Illustrates the theoretical bases of motivation through real-life examples and case studies. Written in accessible manner for use in courses.
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CONTENTS; Preface and Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION: THREE FUNDAMENTAL IDEAS; 1 DETERMINISM AND FREE WILL; 2 TERROR; 3 SEX; 4 CONSCIOUSNESS; 5 BOREDOM; 6 SOCIAL CONVENTIONS; 7 THE RATE FOR THE JOB; 8 LONELINESS; 9 THE MORAL SANCTION; 10 PEER PRESSURE; 11 THE CROWD; 12 RAGE; 13 . . . AND ARE WE PROVOKED TO VIOLENCE BY THE MEDIA?; 14 MONEY; 15 GAMBLING; 16 HUMAN MOTIVATION: HOW DOES IT WORK?; References; Index

Understanding Human Motivation is a lively presentation of how factors such as biological nature, instinct, past experience, and society determine what we do. Draws on many different domains of human behavior and links together many motivational factors such as fear, sex, consciousness, and rage. Illustrates the theoretical bases of motivation through real-life examples and case studies. Written in accessible manner for use in courses.