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Wk7 Motivation and Change Paper 8 P......

Due 10/03/2014

Wk7 Motivation and Change Paper 8 Pages
For this Assignment, please complete and submit the Motivation and Change Paper that you have been working on during the past few weeks. This paper should detail how one or more of the theories of motivation you have studied thus far explains the relationship between motivation and behavior change. In this way, you should be able to articulate arguments from current literature you find most compelling and also explain their limitations.

The Assignment ( 8 pages, not including reference page )

Using one or more theories that you have studied so far, explain how motivation affects behavior change.
Include how these theories account for both short- and long-term change.
Explain any limitations of the theories you selected in accounting for motivation and behavior change.
Remember, you must submit a reference page in addition to the 8 pages of the paper.
Support your Assignment with specific references to all resources used in its preparation. You are to provide a reference list for all resources, including those in the Learning Resources for this course.
Article: Geiger, M. A., & Cooper, E. A. (1996). Using expectancy theory to assess student motivation. Issues in Accounting Education, 11(1), 113129.
Retrieved from the Walden Library using the ProQuest Central database.
Article: McClelland, D. C. (1985). How motives, skills, and values determine what people do. American Psychologist, 40(7), 812825.
Retrieved from the Walden Library using the PsycARTICLES database.
Article: Schneider, B., & Alderfer, C. P. (1973). Three studies of measures of need satisfaction in organizations. Administrative Science Quarterly, 18(4), 489505.
Retrieved from the Walden Library using the SocINDEX with Full Text.
Book Excerpt: Bindra, D. (1985). Motivation, the brain, and psychological theory. In S. Koch, & D. E. Leary (Eds.), A century of psychology as science (pp. 338363). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Retrieved from the Walden Library using the PsycBOOKS database.
Article: Chiu, M. M., & Chow, B. W. Y. (2010). Culture, motivation, and reading achievement: high school students in 41 countries. Learning & Individual Differences, 20(6), 579592.
Retrieved from the Walden Library using the ScienceDirect Psychology Subject Collection database.
Article: Dimitrov, D. (2006). Cultural differences in motivation for organizational learning and training. International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities & Nations, 5(4), 3748.
Retrieved from the Walden Library using the SocINDEX with Full Text database.
Article: Miller, J. G., Das, R., & Chakravarthy, S. (2011). Culture and the role of choice in agency. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 101(1), 4661.
Retrieved from the Walden Library using the PsycARTICLES database.
Book Excerpt: Linville, P. W. (1998). The heterogeneity of homogeneity. In J. Darley, & J. Cooper, (Eds.) , Attribution and social interaction: The legacy of Edward E. Jones (pp. 423487). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Retrieved from the Walden Library using the PsycBOOKS database.
Article: Amiot, C. E., & Sansfaon, S. (2011). Motivations to identify with social groups: a look at their positive and negative consequences. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 15(2), 105127.
Retrieved from the Walden Library using the PsycARTICLES database.
Article: Park, E. S., & Hinsz, V. B. (2006). Strength and safety in numbers: A theoretical perspective on group influences on approach and avoidance motivation. Motivation & Emotion, 30(2), 135142.
Retrieved from the Walden Library using the Academic Search Complete database.
Article: Tademir, N. (2011). The relationships between motivations of intergroup differentiation as a function of different dimensions of social identity. Review of General Psychology, 15(2), 125137.
Retrieved from the Walden Library using the PsycARTICLES database.
Article: van Knippenberg, D. (2000). Work motivation and performance: A social identity perspective. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 49(3), 357371.
Retrieved from the Walden Library using the Academic Search Complete database.
Book Excerpt: Apter, M. J. (2001). An introduction to reversal theory. In M. J. Apter (Ed.) , Motivational styles in everyday life: A guide to reversal theory (pp. 335). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Retrieved from the Walden Library using the PsycBOOKS database.
Article: Capa, R. L., Audiffren, M., & Ragot, S. (2008). The effects of achievement motivation, task difficulty, and goal difficulty on physiological, behavioral, and subjective effort. Psychophysiology, 45(5) 859868.
Retrieved from the Walden Library using the Academic Search Complete database.
Article: Koltko-Rivera, M. E. (2006). Rediscovering the later version of Maslow's hierarchy of needs: Self-transcendence and opportunities for theory, research, and unification. Review of General Psychology, 10(4), 302317.
Retrieved from the Walden Library using the PsycARTICLES database.
Article: Maslow, A. H. (1943). A theory of human motivation. Psychological Review, 50(4), 370396.
Retrieved from the Walden Library using the PsycARTICLES database.
Book Excerpt: Bindra, D. (1985). Motivation, the brain, and psychological theory. In S. Koch, & D. E. Leary (Eds.), A century of psychology as science (pp. 338363). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Retrieved from the Walden Library using the Psyc BOOKS database.
Article: Turner, J. H. (1987). Toward a sociological theory of motivation. American Sociological Review, 52(1),1527.
Retrieved from the Walden Library using the SocINDEX with Full Text database.
Article: Weiner, B. (2010). The development of an attribution-based theory of motivation: A history of ideas. Educational Psychologist, 45(1), 2836.
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