Profiling work motivation of project workers

Bredillet, Christophe, Dwivedula, Ravikiran, & Ruiz, Philippe (2009) Profiling work motivation of project workers. In EURAM : Renaissance and Renewal in Management Studies, Liverpool.

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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: 49516
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: project management, work motivation, project worker
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 2009 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 03 Apr 2012 23:12
Last Modified: 29 Aug 2012 05:35

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