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Leadership and motivation : the fifty-fifty rule and the eight key principles of motivating others

Author: John Eric Adair
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2006.
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"Leadership and Motivation, by acknowledged expert John Adair, explores the subject of motivation in depth. First, he argues that it is only by understanding the needs that drive motivation that you can really inspire your colleagues. He then reassesses the theories of Herzberg and Maslow, major contributors to our understanding of motivation, and offers his own general theory of motivation: the fifty-fifty rule.  Read more...
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Adair, John Eric, 1934-
Leadership and motivation.
London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2006
(DLC) 2006016469
(OCoLC)69104305
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Eric Adair
ISBN: 0749447982 9780749447984 9780749450496 0749450495 1280851570 9781280851575 9786610851577 6610851573
OCLC Number: 123293521
Notes: "First published in Great Britain in 1990 by Talbot Adair Press as Understanding motivation"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 135 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Functional leadership --
2. Action-centred leadership --
3. The fifty-fifty rule --
4. Maslow's hierarchy of needs --
5. The application of Maslow's ideas in industry --
6. Herzberg's motivation --
hygiene theory --
7. A framework for motivation --
8. Parting reflections --
towards a new theory of motivation.
Responsibility: John Adair.

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Renowned expert John Adair discusses what motivates people and the importance of leadership. He looks at ideas in this area and proposes his own theory of motivation.  Read more...

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