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Motivational drivers and personality variables at work in India
Review of Business Research
  • Trishita Kordyban, Bond University
  • Richard Hicks, Bond University
  • Mark Bahr, Bond University
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Kordyban, T.R., Hicks, R.E., & Bahr, M. (2016). Motivational drivers and personality variables at work in India. Review of Business Research, 16(2), 71-80.

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Similarities and differences in employee and student perceptions of the personality, motivational drivers, and work ethic attitudes in India are examined in this paper. Survey responses covering these three areas are compared between employees and students and the findings compared with selected international studies. In particular relationships are considered for the Indian employees and students, of the Big Five characteristics (conscientiousness, agreeableness, openness to new experiences, neuroticism or psychological well-being, and extraversion) with views of motivational drivers (intrinsic and extrinsic motivators: enjoyment, challenge, compensation, and outward orientation) and work ethic principles (such as the centrality of work, hard work
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Trishita Kordyban, Richard Hicks and Mark Bahr. "Motivational drivers and personality variables at work in India" Review of Business Research Vol. 16 Iss. 2 (2016) p. 71 - 80 ISSN: 1546-2609
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