Book News: September 16th, 2002

By Sarah Hollyforde and Steve WhiddettThis is an ambitious reference book designed to give managers practical help with every aspect of motivation. As well as looking at how to motivate different character types, it also addresses how managers can get to grips with motivating temporary, ‘virtual’ and home-based workers. The Motivation Handbook is the first book to apply virtually all the classic academic theories to situations in the modern workplace. Instead of presenting managers with just theory, it describes real life problems and draws from a plethora of established research to come up with solutions. The authors explore the motivational elements of a manager’s job under six headings, including how he or she communicates and introduces change.

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