Overall, this is a highly credible book which is worth a read.
This is different from most commercial motivation books in that it is narrated from an academic point of view, so it's more like a text book.
The book is well written, easy to read, with examples of case studies a layman can easily understand.
I usually tell people that Mindset by Carol Dweck should be "required reading" for all parents, teachers and coaches in the US. I still stand by this recommendation... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Doug H.
Deci is a leader in employee motivation study, and he writes to the average supervisor to help pull them in to the world of effective management. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Nathaniel Hill
Very insightful, well-written and helpful book. Would definitely recommend not just for business, but for gaining a better understanding of why others - and yourself - do the... Read morePublished 8 months ago by MikeyG
Was so gosh darn boring!!! I was 18 when I had to read this. It was pretty much what I already knew based off of regular high school classes, also I had to disagree with what it... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Julia
This author's research 20 years ago strongly influenced my success as a teacher and a parent. This book is a good read for parents and teachers who are looking for how to end... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Martin Dutcher
I wish I would've found this book 15 years ago! I have ascribed to internal control psychology for at least 15 years, but I lacked the empirical research to validate what I knew to... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Mary Meduna
It explains the difference between real natural motivations and externally-controlled motivations, and also explains why many times we don't attain a real commitment to our goals.Published 14 months ago by jorgitodejesus
This is different from most commercial motivation books in that it is narrated from an academic point of view, so it's more like a text book. Anyway, great insights.Published 15 months ago by Amazon Customer
I liked this book because it explored motivation. The book covered many experiments done in order to test motivation. The affects of money on intrinsic motivation interested me. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Valine Moreno