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Profiling work motivation of project workers

Bredillet, Christophe & Dwivedula, Ravikiran (2010) Profiling work motivation of project workers. International Journal of Project Management, 28(2), pp. 158-165.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to understand the constructs of work motivation in project-based organizations. We first juxtapose work motivation in traditional and project-based organizations to put forward an operational definition of work motivation for our study. We then present the research methodology where we profile work motivation as perceived by project workers using principal component analysis. We obtain a five factor structure of work motivation. Finally, we discuss these results by putting them within the project management perspective and suggest managerial implications.

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ID Code: 49460
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: motivation, managing individual, project management
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijproman.2009.09.001
ISSN: 0263-7863
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Business and Management not elsewhere classified (150399)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Elsevier
Copyright Statement: NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in [International Journal of Project Management]. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in [International Journal of Project Management], [VOL28, ISSUE2, (2010)] 10.1016/j.ijproman.2009.10.007
Deposited On: 03 Apr 2012 14:31
Last Modified: 02 Nov 2012 21:43

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