Work motivation as a determinant of organizational and professional commitment in case of temporary organizations : theoretical perspectives
Bredillet, Christophe, Dwivedula, Ravikiran, & Müller, Ralf (2011) Work motivation as a determinant of organizational and professional commitment in case of temporary organizations : theoretical perspectives. In International Research Network for Organizing by Projects-IRNOP 10, University of Quebec, Montreal.
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The purpose of this paper is to present a theoretical framework to investigate the relationship between work motivation, organizational commitment, and professional commitment in temporary organizations. Through a review of theory, we contend that work motivation has two major patterns- internal motivation (that includes intrinsic, need-based, and self-deterministic theories), and external motivation (that includes cognitive or process-based theories of motivation) through which it has been investigated. We also subsume the nature of employee commitment to be of three types- affective, continuance, and normative. This commitment may either be towards organization or profession. A literature review reveals that the characteristics of the temporary organization - specifically tenure, and task - regulate the relationship between work motivation, and organizational commitment, and professional commitment. Relevant propositions are presented.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||organizational commitment; professional commitment, work motivation, temporary organization, project management|
|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 2011 [please consult the author]|
|Deposited On:||04 Apr 2012 09:23|
|Last Modified:||30 Aug 2012 00:17|
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