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The Multidimensional Work Motivation Scale: Validation evidence in seven languages and nine countries
Self-determination theory proposes a multidimensional conceptualization of motivation comprising autonomous and controlled forms. Whereas autonomous motivation relates positively to individuals’Expand
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Motivation profiles at work: A self-determination theory approach
Self-determination theory proposes that individuals experience distinct types of motivation to varying degrees. While it is well documented that these types of motivation differentially predictExpand
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Proximal Job Characteristics, Feelings of Empowerment, and Intrinsic Motivation: A Multidimensional Model
We examined relations between job characteristics, empowerment, and intrinsic motivation among technical and telemarketing workers. Empowerment was conceptualized as a gestalt of 4 psychologicalExpand
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The role of supervisor autonomy support, organizational support, and autonomous and controlled motivation in predicting employees' satisfaction and turnover intentions
Using self-determination theory (Deci & Ryan, 2008) as the guiding theoretical framework, the present study tested a model that incorporates workers' perceptions of organizational support andExpand
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Longitudinal associations between employees’ beliefs about the quality of the change management process, affective commitment to change and psychological empowerment
Organizational changes are costly ventures that too often fail to deliver the expected outcomes. Psychological empowerment and affective commitment to change are proposed as especially important inExpand
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Transformational leadership and optimal functioning at work: On the mediating role of employees' perceived job characteristics and motivation
This study aimed to deepen our understanding of the motivational mechanisms involved in the relationship between transformational leadership (TFL) and employee functioning. Drawing on the TFLExpand
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Evidence of a continuum structure of academic self-determination: A two-study test using a bifactor-ESEM representation of academic motivation
Abstract Self-determination theory postulates various types of motivation can be placed on a continuum according to their level of relative autonomy, or self-determination. We analyze this questionExpand
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An Exploration of the Generational Differences in Levels of Control Held Among Family Businesses Approaching Succession
This research examines levels of objective and perceived control held by incumbents and successors in 100 Canadian family businesses approaching succession. Although results suggest that controlExpand
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The Relation Between Financial Incentives, Motivation, and Performance: An Integrative SDT-Based Investigation
To this day, researchers are debating the adequacy of using financial incentives to bolster performance in work settings. Our goal was to contribute to current understanding by considering theExpand
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