Chapter 15. Task Design and Motivation

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. Chair, Professor, and Head of the Department3,4
  1. Holger Luczak Director and Chair1,
  2. Tanja Kabel Research Assistant2 and
  3. Torsten Licht Research Assistant2

Published Online: 28 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470048204.ch15

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Luczak, H., Kabel, T. and Licht, T. (2006) Task Design and Motivation, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470048204.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 4

    Tsinghua University Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Industrial Engineering and Ergonomics, Research Institute for Rationalization and Operations Management, Pontdriesch 14/16, Aachen, Germany

  2. 2

    Institute of Industrial Engineering and Ergonomics, RWTH Aachen University, Bergdriesch 27, Aachen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471449171

Online ISBN: 9780470048207

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Keywords:

  • task design and motivation;
  • manipulative motivational technique;
  • Maslow's levels of needs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Meaning and Impact of Work

  • Motivation to Work

  • Theories of Work Motivation

  • Possible Applications of Motivation Models

  • Practical Experiences from European Studies

  • References