publication . Conference object . Part of book or chapter of book . 2011

Developing an instrument to assess information technology staff motivation

Fernando Paulo Belfo; Sousa, Rui Dinis;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Country: Brazil
Motivation is a key factor that influences individual effort, which, in turn, affects individual and organizational performance. Nevertheless, motivation at work depends on the organizational rewards and incentives, according to individual goals. This paper reports on the development of an instrument designed to measure the motivation of Information Technology people at their workplace. Psychology theories and work addressing intrinsic and extrinsic motivation have been studied. Some motivation instruments were reviewed and analyzed. Specificities and special characteristics regarding IT workers were evidenced and combined with other more general motivation fact...
free text keywords: Motivation, IT management, IT human resources, Incentive policy, Reward, Instrument, motivation. IT management, Science & Technology, Instrumental and intrinsic value, Incentive, Information technology, business.industry, business, Organizational performance, Computer science, Knowledge management, Information technology management
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publication . Conference object . Part of book or chapter of book . 2011

Developing an instrument to assess information technology staff motivation

Fernando Paulo Belfo; Sousa, Rui Dinis;