publication . Master thesis . 2010

Satisfaction in terms of autonomy, competence and relatedness, and its importance in promoting job motivation in the Portuguese culture

Costa, Diogo Patricio Varandas da;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2010
PsycINFO Content Classification Code System: 3000 Social Psychology; 3660 Organizational Behavior Self-Determination Theory (SDT) argues that autonomy, competence and relatedness are three universally critical needs that, once satisfied, will promote self-determined types of motivation and more intrinscally motivated behaviours that yield positive effects on well-being. In contrast, researchers on cross-cultural differences argue that the pursuit of autonomy and relatedness in collectivist cultures is not compatible. For individuals living in collectivist cultures valuing social bonding, striving for autonomy would be in conflict with the development of me...
free text keywords: Self-Determination, Motivation, Autonomy, Competence, Relatedness, Auto-determinação, Motivação, Autonomia, Competência
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