Motivating Humans: Goals, Emotions, and Personal Agency Beliefs

Motivating Humans: Goals, Emotions, and Personal Agency Beliefs

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“Motivating Humans represents an excellent integration of different motivational constructs…. The main purpose of Ford's book and his theory, motivational systems theory (MST), is to provide an integrative and coherent model of motivation that synthesizes the various constructs from the different theories into one comprehensive framework…. It represents an important addition to the knowledge base on motivation and will be generative of much future research. Moreover, the book presents the framework in a scholarly, yet readable, fashion that makes the book accessible to professional psychologists as well as graduate and undergraduate students.” --Paul R. Pintrich in Contemporary Psychology Why do people do the things they do? In Motivating Humans, Ford answers this age-old question and offers the reader a precise and comprehensive description of the ...

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