The last century has seen a wide variety of approaches to motivation, from scientific management through financial incentives, productivity bargaining to job enrichment. Psychologists and other social scientists have attempted to help industry through the development of theories on motivation and management style. This book, first published in 1976, reviews these efforts and attempts to evaluable their effectiveness. This title will be of interest to students of business studies and human resource management.
Acknowledgement; Editor’s Introduction; 1. Introduction 2. Motivation by Management – Pre-1939 3. Research Associated Activities – Pre-1939 4. Research Associated Activities – Post-1939 5. Motivation by Management – Post-1939; References and Name Index; Subject Index
The 40 volumes in this set, originally published between 1918 and 1996, draw together research by leading academics in the area of human resource management and provides a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine interview techniques, staff appraisal, and workforce training and development. This set will be of particular interest to students of business studies and HRM.