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Performance Motivation: Tests Of An Integrated Model, Jerry Kopf Aug 1989

Performance Motivation: Tests Of An Integrated Model, Jerry Kopf

Theses and Dissertations

Different individuals, with the same ability and faced with the same environmental constraints, exert varying amounts of effort, and, to the extent that performance is a function of effort, achieve different levels of performance. This study proposes and tests a theory of motivation which is an integration of what have previously been considered separate, and often conflicting, theories of motivation. The study hypothesizes that motivational differences in effort or performance may be due to either differences in goal level or differences in goal commitment and tests the integrated model against a model which uses assigned goals to predict effort (goal ...


Higher Education And Corporate Careers, Michael Useem Jan 1989

Higher Education And Corporate Careers, Michael Useem

Management Papers

American business has looked to higher education for over half a century for the training of its managers. Until the 1920s, few future managers would have sought a college education for entry into management. Although college degrees have long been the expected foundation for the medical and legal professions, it was not until this era that business turned to higher education for the socialization and preparation of its future leadership. The emergence of the large, multidivisional corporation, the rise of what business historian Alfred Chandler has termed the "visible hand," placed a premium on sophisticated decision making, increasingly recognized as ...


Graduate Bulletin, 1989-1991 (1989), Moorhead State University Jan 1989

Graduate Bulletin, 1989-1991 (1989), Moorhead State University

Graduate Bulletins

No abstract provided.


Ua35/11 Student Honors Research Bulletin, Wku Honors Program Jan 1989

Ua35/11 Student Honors Research Bulletin, Wku Honors Program

WKU Archives Records

The WKU Student Honors Research Bulletin is dedicated to scholarly involvement and student research. These papers are representative of work done by students from throughout the university.

  • Coates, Alan. Management's Attitude Toward Collective Bargaining
  • Frew, Becky. The Effects of Personality Type and Social Support on Instances of Job Stress
  • Green, Laura. Earth Sheltered Housing
  • Gregory, Vicky. Fraud and Abuse by Medical Providers in Medicare and Medicaid
  • Hignite, Susan. Japanese Students in Kentucky Classrooms
  • Hodum, Martha. The Mathematically Gifted Child
  • Jones, Rodney. Superman to Censorship: America's Romance with the Comic Book
  • Marrs, Shawn. Romanticism and Unromanticism in Sir Gawain ...


1989 Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate. Jan 1989

1989 Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate.

Faculty Senate Records

Faculty Senate meeting minutes of Morehead State University for 1989.


An Analysis Of Selected Management Skills And Behaviors Perceived To Be Learned And Used By Cooperative Extension Service Professionals In Iowa, Sharon Krull Drake Jan 1989

An Analysis Of Selected Management Skills And Behaviors Perceived To Be Learned And Used By Cooperative Extension Service Professionals In Iowa, Sharon Krull Drake

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

This study identified management skills perceived to be learned and used by Iowa Cooperative Extension professionals. The purpose of the study was to assess the extent to which selected management skills and behaviors were performed as perceived by extension professionals in Iowa. A secondary purpose was to determine the extent to which these management skills were perceived to be learned in a structured educational program and used in professional practice;The study used a quasi-experimental pre test, post test design. Eighty-two individuals comprised the experimental group and 63 the control group. The target audience was Cooperative Extension professionals in Iowa ...


Restaurant Managers Learning Styles: Implications For Management Development Programs , Cathy Hui-Chun Hsu Jan 1989

Restaurant Managers Learning Styles: Implications For Management Development Programs , Cathy Hui-Chun Hsu

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

This study investigated the learning styles of unit and district level restaurant managers. Also, aspects of current management development programs implemented in the foodservice industry were examined. Kolb's Experiential Learning Theory had been selected as the basis for the study;Two questionnaires were administered, Learning Style Questionnaire for unit and district level restaurant managers and Program Analysis Questionnaire for management development program directors in the foodservice industry. The sample consisted of 14 program directors, 118 unit level managers, and 45 district level managers;Descriptive statistical analyses were calculated for all variables. Learning styles were determined by using the scoring ...


Variables Influencing Recent High School Graduates' Choice Of Postsecondary Proprietary Schools Or Community Colleges: A Study Of Business Administration And Related Curricula At The Virginia Beach Campuses Of Commonwealth College And Tidewater Community College, Bill Carl De Weese Jan 1989

Variables Influencing Recent High School Graduates' Choice Of Postsecondary Proprietary Schools Or Community Colleges: A Study Of Business Administration And Related Curricula At The Virginia Beach Campuses Of Commonwealth College And Tidewater Community College, Bill Carl De Weese

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The purpose of this study was to investigate the reasons why recent high school graduates choose to attend a postsecondary proprietary school or a community college. Choice models based on the choices of prospective four-year college and university students provided the basis for the study. Three sets of variables--significant persons, relatively fixed institutional characteristics, and other institutional characteristics--were analyzed in order to determine students' choice of the two types of institutions.;The populations of this study were a group of 22 students in business and related curricula at the Virginia Beach Campus of Commonwealth College and a group of thirty ...