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 bought this book as part of the preparation for a theory analysis. I chose Self-Determination Theory and this book, along with many articles published by the author and his... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Amy Childers
Great book. Insightful. Demonstrates how financial rewards via traditional carrot and stick approaches do not always work.Published 8 days ago by Christopher Dunn
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 6 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 9 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 10 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 11 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 12 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 15 months ago by jorgitodejesus