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Developing an instrument to assess information technology staff motivation

Belfo, Fernando Paulo; Sousa, Rui Dinis;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Publisher: Springer
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: Reward, IT management, motivation. IT management, Science & Technology, Motivation, Incentive policy, Instrument, IT human resources
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