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Pink, Daniel H
Drive : the surprising truth about what motivates us / Daniel H. Pink
Alternate Title Surprising truth about what motivates us
First Riverhead trade pbk. ed
New York : Riverhead Books, 2011, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BF503 .P475 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Motivation (Psychology)
Self-actualization (Psychology)
Physical Description xii, 260 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-246) and index
Contents Introduction: the puzzling puzzles of Harry Harlow and Edward Deci -- pt. 1. A New operating system -- 1. The Rise and fall of motivation 2.0 -- 2. Seven reasons carrots and sticks (often) don't work -- 2A. ...and the special circumstances when they do -- 3. Type I and Type X -- pt. 2. The Three elements -- 4. Autonomy -- 5. Mastery -- 6. Purpose -- pt. 3. The Type I toolkit -- Type I individuals: nine strategies for awakening your motivation -- Type I for organizations: nine ways to improve your company, office, or group -- The Zen of compensation: paying people the Type I way -- Type I for parents and educators: nine ideas for helping our kids -- The Type I reading list: fifteen essential books -- Listen to the gurus: six business thinkers who get it -- The Type I fitness plan: four tips for getting (and staying) motivated to exercise -- Drive: the recap -- Drive: the glossary -- The Drive discussion guide: twenty conversation starters to keep you thinking and talking -- Find out more - about yourself and this topic -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index
Summary Challenges popular misconceptions to reveal what actually motivates people and how to harness that knowledge to promote personal and professional fulfillment

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