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Human Motivation A Social Psychological Approach

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ISBN-10: 0534238505

ISBN-13: 9780534238506

Edition: 1st 1995

Authors: Russell G. Geen

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Geen departs from the conventional approach to human motivation--going beyond the traditional survey of biological, behavioral, and scial bases of motivation--to capture the student's attention and focus on the problems of motivations with which we live every day. Starting from the premise that most human behavior is social behavior, Geen establishes a fundamental model of the motivational process by integrating the concepts of motive, situation, and incentive within a framework of how people set goals for themselves.
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Book details

List price: $269.95
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 8/1/1994
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Introduction to the Study of Motivation
Goals in Motivation
Action Control in Motivation
The Self in Motivation
Motivation for Competence and Control
The Thematic Approach: Achievement, Affiliation, and Power
Prosocial and Aggressive Motivation
Motivating Effects of Social Settings
Stress and Motivation
Concluding Comments