Situated Motivation: an Empirical Test in an Accounting Course*

  title={Situated Motivation: an Empirical Test in an Accounting Course*},
  author={Ralph W. Adler},
  • Ralph W. Adler
  • Published 2001
The enhanced motivation and performance benefits associated with the use of enriched work environments (i.e., high task identity, variety, and significance; worker autonomy; and frequent performance feedback) have been well established (Hackman & Oldham, 1975,1976, 1980). The present study tests whether these benefits can also be achieved in the classroom setting. From a compulsory final-year accounting course, students were asked to report their level of motivation in and their perceptions… CONTINUE READING

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