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Motivation – Basic concepts and theories

Extended and updated version of the original article from 2000

Dagmar Recklies

This overview is compiled from Michael Armstrong’s book Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice. Additional information has been added. It intends to give a brief overview on the most important concepts and theories of motivation.

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Book recommendations on Motivation

The Motivation Myth: the simple yet powerful key to unlock human potential and create inspired performance and achievement

Hierarchy of Needs: A Theory of Human Motivation by Abraham H. Maslow


Taking People With You: The Only Way to Make Big Things Happen




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Status: 01. Juli 2015