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The relationship between social characteristics and internal work motivation among academics in Malaysian public universities

Nordin, Nor Akmar (2015) The relationship between social characteristics and internal work motivation among academics in Malaysian public universities. In: International Conference on Psychology & Social Sciences 2015, 15 Dec, 2015, Johor Bahru, Johor.

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Abstract

This study examined the relationship between social characteristics variables namely social support, interdependence, feedback and interaction outside organization in predicting internal work motivation.The variables selected were based on Expanded Work Design Model by Humphrey, Nahrgang and Morgeson (2007). Employing cluster sampling procedure, 477 participants completed a set of questionnaire. The set of questionnaire consisting of Work Design Questionnaire (WDQ) newly work design developed questionnaire used to measure social characteristic and Job Diagnostic Survey (JDS) was used to measure internal work motivation. All the collected data were analyzed using statistical Package for the Social science (SPSS). The result reported positive findings in relation to the direct correlation between social characteristics and internal work motivation among academics in Malaysian Public Universities.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:social characteristics, internal work motivation
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5549.5.M63 Employee motivation
Divisions:Management
ID Code:62122
Deposited By: Widya Wahid
Deposited On:09 May 2017 16:55
Last Modified:09 May 2017 16:55

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