Coercive motivation, management pressure, and worker effort
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Published by University of Louisville in Louisville, KY .
Written in English


  • Reward (Psychology),
  • Intimidation.,
  • Threat (Psychology),
  • Employee motivation.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Charles Whitney West, Jr.
LC ClassificationsHF"5549.5"M63"W48
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 148 leaves :
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20101304M

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