Individual Motivation within Groups
  • Release Date : 18 October 2019
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Psychology
  • Pages : 372 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128118962
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Download or read book entitled Individual Motivation within Groups by author: Steven Karau which was release on 18 October 2019 and published by Academic Press with total page 372 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Individual Motivation within Groups: Social Loafing and Motivation Gains in Work, Academic, and Sports Teams explores the state of our scientific understanding of when and why individuals are most and least likely to work hard as members of groups and work teams. This book addresses key psychological phenomena such as social loafing, social dilemmas, social facilitation, and ostracism, with each chapter creating connections to related topics such as leadership, performance in learning groups, isolated teams, and more. This volume provides a summary of the field’s history, synthesizes related research, and, using the Collective Effort Model and other key motivational theories, looks at the current level of understanding of both motivation losses and gains in groups. Individual Motivation within Groups is a vital resource for social, organizational, and applied psychologists as well as academics and researchers in these fields and related areas such as leadership and team performance. Explores individual motivation in multiple contexts such as work teams, educational settings, sports teams, and more Highlights recent research advances, future directions, and linkages with related research areas Discusses cross-cultural and international implications Examines factors that detract from and contribute to group motivation/individual motivation within groups