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Motivation and Personality
An examination of the factors that influence the workplace environment and how personality can impact on motivation and job satisfaction.
# 115492 | 1,309 words | 6 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Jul 21, 2009 in Business (General)

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This paper discusses the roles that personalities, values, ethics, attitudes and culture play in making the workplace environment a comfortable one. It also looks at how these factors can significantly influence the conflicts that workers might experience at a personal as well as professional level. The paper examines how personality can affect job satisfaction and motivation.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Ashforth, B., & Humphrey, R. (Emotional labor in service roles: The influence of identity). 1993. Academy of Management Review, 18(88-115).
  • Franken, R. E. (1998). Human motivation (4th ed.). vrPacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole Pub. Co.
  • Gove, W. R. (1994). Why We Do What We Do: a Biopsychosocial Theory of Human Motivation. Social Forces, 73.
  • Jackson, K. M., Mannix, E. A., Peterson, R. S., & Trochim, W. M. K. (2003). A Multi-faceted Approach to Process Conflict. Paper presented at the IACM 15th Annual Conference.
  • Karl, K. A., Peluchette, J. V., & Harland, L. (2007). IS FUN FOR EVERYONE? PERSONALITY DIFFERENCES IN HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS' ATTITUDES TOWARD FUN. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, 29(4), 409-447.

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