14. Task Design and Motivation

  1. Gavriel Salvendy4,5
  1. Holger Luczak1,2,
  2. Tanja Kabel3 and
  3. Torsten Licht3

Published Online: 26 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch14

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Luczak, H., Kabel, T. and Licht, T. (2012) Task Design and Motivation, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 5

    Tsinghua University, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. 1

    Research Institute for Rationalization and Operations Management, Aachen, Germany

  2. 2

    Institute of Industrial Engineering and Ergonomics, Aachen, Germany

  3. 3

    RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470528389

Online ISBN: 9781118131350

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Keywords:

  • task design and motivation;
  • work motivation;
  • impact in “management”;
  • German humanization, working life approach;
  • European approaches, to humanization of work

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