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The relationship between managerial motivation and sense of coherence

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dc.contributor.advisor Viviers, Adriaan Martinus en
dc.contributor.author Coetzee, Marius Gideon en
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-25T10:45:46Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-25T10:45:46Z
dc.date.issued 2009-08-25T10:45:46Z
dc.date.submitted 2002-06-30 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/677
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this research is to determine whether a relationship exists between two constructs, namely managerial motivation and sense of coherence and to determine whether any variance exists between two groups of people in terms of the mentioned constructs. The study was conducted on a total sample of 124 employees of the Agricultural Research Council (ARC) which was divided into two groups, namely managers and supervisors in view of the position they held at the Agricultural Research Council. The results of the study indicated that a significant positive relationship exists between the dimensions of managerial motivation and the dimensions of sense of coherence of the total sample. There is also a significant variance in terms of two dimensions between the two groups, namely power motive as dimension of managerial motivation and meaningfulness as dimension of sense of coherence. en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (xiii, 180 leaves)
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Managerial moivation en
dc.subject Sense of coherence
dc.subject Attitude towards authority figures
dc.subject Competitiveness
dc.subject Assertiveness
dc.subject Power motive
dc.subject Desire for a distinctive group role
dc.subject Willingness to conduct administrative functions
dc.subject Meaningfulness
dc.subject Comprehension
dc.subject Manageability
dc.subject.ddc 658.314
dc.subject.lcsh Employee motivation
dc.subject.lcsh Motivation (Psychology)
dc.subject.lcsh Employees -- Attitudes
dc.subject.lcsh Executive ability
dc.subject.lcsh Locus of control
dc.subject.lcsh Clinical health psychology
dc.subject.lcsh Sense of coherence
dc.title The relationship between managerial motivation and sense of coherence en
dc.type Dissertation en
dc.description.department Industrial and Organisational Psychology en
dc.description.degree M.A. (Industrial Psychology) en


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