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The Governance of Explorative Knowledge Production

Margit Osterloh and Antoinette Weibel

in Knowledge Governance: Processes and Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199235926
eISBN:
9780191717093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235926.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The generation of new knowledge is crucial for a firm's competitive advantage. This chapter analyses explorative knowledge production in teams as a social dilemma. Such social dilemmas can to some ... More


Low Academic Intrinsic Motivation as a Risk Factor for Adverse Educational Outcomes: A Longitudinal Study from Early Childhood Through Early Adulthood

Adele Eskeles Gottfried, Allen W. Gottfried, Phillip E. Morris, and Clayton R. Cook

in Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and Adolescence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326819
eISBN:
9780199847532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326819.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Academic intrinsic motivation forms the basis of the identification of motivational risk status. It is positively correlated to school competency. Greater academic intrinsic motivation relates to ... More


Comparing Models of Interest

Paul J. Silvia

in Exploring the Psychology of Interest

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158557
eISBN:
9780199786824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158557.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter examines the distinction between interest and interests in light of other theories. One class of models (associated with Hidi, Renninger, and Krapp) distinguishes between situational ... More


Global Environmental Problems, Voluntary Action, and Government Intervention

Andries Richter and Daan van Soest

in Global Environmental Commons: Analytical and Political Challenges in Building Governance Mechanisms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656202
eISBN:
9780191742149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656202.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The global community faces several very pressing environmental challenges such as climate change, depletion of the high-sea fisheries, and unprecedented rates of biodiversity loss. Governments are in ... More


A Theory of Public Service Motivation

Julian Le Grand

in Motivation, Agency, and Public Policy: Of Knights and Knaves, Pawns and Queens

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266999
eISBN:
9780191600869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266999.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Uses the material from the two previous chapters to develop a new theory of public service motivation. The theory allocates a key role to the sacrifice involved in performing altruistic acts, arguing ... More


Existential Psychology and Intrinsic Motivation: Deci, Maslow, and Frankl

John Davenport

in Will as Commitment and Resolve: An Existential Account of Creativity, Love, Virtue, and Happiness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225750
eISBN:
9780823235896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225750.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In models of divine creativity, agape, and moral motivation in John Duns Scotus, Immanuel Kant, and Anders Nygren, we find both precedent and evidence for the existential ... More


Exploring the Psychology of Interest

Paul J. Silvia

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158557
eISBN:
9780199786824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158557.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Psychologists have always been intrigued in interest, and modern research on interest can be found in nearly every area of the field: researchers studying emotions, cognition, development, education, ... More


Motivation and Effective Learning among Chinese Learners

Shane N. Phillipson

in Learning and Teaching in the Chinese Classroom: Responding to Individual Needs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083428
eISBN:
9789882209848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083428.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter focuses on the relationship between motivation and effective learning. Motivation can be understood in many ways and the teacher can use models of motivation to understand and change ... More


Excise Taxes: Economics, Politics, and Psychology *

Bruno S. Frey

in Theory and Practice of Excise Taxation: Smoking, Drinking, Gambling, Polluting, and Driving

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199278596
eISBN:
9780191602856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278598.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Excise taxation is only one instrument in the fiscal toolbox to combat externality and immorality. Excise taxes, along with tradable permits and command-and-control measures, provide external ... More


Improving Health Through the Development and Management of Habits

Leslie R. Martin, Kelly B. Haskard-Zolnierek, and M. Robin DiMatteo

in Health Behavior Change and Treatment Adherence: Evidence-based Guidelines for Improving Healthcare

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195380408
eISBN:
9780199864454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380408.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The ways in which healthy habits are formed and maintained over time, as well as the ways in which health-harmful habits can be extinguished, are the topics of this chapter. The principles of ... More


Two Theories About the Cognitive Architecture Underlying Morality

Daniel Kelly and Stephen Stich

in Collected Papers, Volume 2: Knowledge, Rationality, and Morality, 1978-2010

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199733477
eISBN:
9780199949823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733477.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter compares two theories about the cognitive architecture underlying morality. One theory, proposed by Sripada and Stich (2006), posits an interlocking set of innate mechanisms that ... More


Introduction

Paul J. Silvia

in Exploring the Psychology of Interest

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158557
eISBN:
9780199786824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158557.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Psychology has long been attracted to the study of interest, curiosity, and intrinsic motivation. Many areas of psychology have grappled with interest, particularly with why some things are ... More


Motivation and Achievement

Lisa Linnenbrink-Garcia, Martin L. Maehr, and Paul R. Pintrich

in MENC Handbook of Research on Music Learning: Volume 1: Strategies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195386677
eISBN:
9780190268039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195386677.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter discusses personal and contextual factors that may influence motivation. It considers the behavior that makes teachers, parents, and researchers conclude that individuals differ in ... More


Creativity as a Virtue of Character

Matthew Kieran

in The Philosophy of Creativity: New Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199836963
eISBN:
9780199362547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199836963.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Philosophy of Mind

Examining the complex role that motivation plays in creativity foregrounds the role of intrinsic motivation in paradigmatic cases of creative achievement. This is significant given the neglect of the ... More


Formal adult education in the spotlight: profiles, motivations and experiences of participants in 12 European countries

Ellen Boeren, Ides Nicaise, KU Leuven, Eve-Liis Roosmaa, and Ellu Saar (eds)

in Lifelong learning in Europe: Equity and efficiency in the balance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300137
eISBN:
9781447307709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300137.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter reports on a survey of adult learners participating in formal adult education. The survey collected data from 12,000 adult learners in the 11 European countries/regions involved in the ... More


Crowding Out and Crowding In of Intrinsic Preferences

Bruno Frey

in Reflexive Governance for Global Public Goods

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017244
eISBN:
9780262301213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017244.003.0087
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter develops a crowding theory for preferences, discusses its role in social psychology, integrates it with economics, and analyzes conditions under which the crowding-out effect occurs. It ... More


Motivation and Hunger

James D. Laird

in Feelings: The Perception of Self

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195098891
eISBN:
9780199893614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098891.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter deals with two aspects of motives. The first concerns the extensive research on hunger and eating that demonstrates that feelings of hunger are complex self-perceptions that are based on ... More


Being Motivated and Being the Best We Can Be

David L. Blustein

in The Importance of Work in an Age of Uncertainty: The Eroding Work Experience in America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190213701
eISBN:
9780190062682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190213701.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the role of motivation in contemporary work. Beginning with an overview of motivation in the recent history of working, the role of the Hawthorne effect and contributions on ... More


Affect in the Context of Self-Determination Theory

Martin S. Hagger and Cleo Protogerou

in Affective Determinants of Health Behavior

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190499037
eISBN:
9780190881375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499037.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Self-determination theory has been applied to understand the role of affect in motivation and behavior in health contexts. According to self-determination theory, autonomous forms of motivation, ... More


Intrinsic Motivation, Kindness, and Reciprocity

Robert Sugden

in The Community of Advantage: A Behavioural Economist's Defence of the Market

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198825142
eISBN:
9780191863813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825142.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Chapter 9 considers a critique of the market and of the liberal tradition of economics that has been made both by virtue ethicists and by behavioural economists. According to this critique, market ... More


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