Tourist motivation is the reason why a tourist will make the decision to choose one destination over another and the attributes that governs that behavior. This is important to the tourist professional for a number of reasons. The tourist professional must have an understanding of what drives the tourist...
A Review of Festival and Event Motivation Studies1
In the past couple of decades, festival and event tourism has been one of the
fastest growing sections of the world leisure industry (Getz, 1991; Nicholson & Pearce,
2001), and has received increasing attention by academic researchers. In addition...
subject of motivation can be approached from a number of perspectives. Some theories approach motivation as coming from within a person (Drive Theory), whereas other theories approach motivation as coming from within the person (Incentive Theory). Compare and contrast two theories of motivation explaining...
All kinds of motivation cannot be explained by Hedonism. The subjective nature of motivation in Hedonism lies in the pursuit of pleasure and the avoidance of pain. The law of effect, however, emphasizes the objective nature of motivation—some...
Soname Yangchen, the author of the autobiography, Child of Tibet, through the theories of Alfred Adler in his Individual Psychology approach. Adler’s idiographic approach to psychology evolved from Freud’s own Psychoanalytical theory and places great emphasis upon the analysis of the individual’s personal...
MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA
Revenge serves as a primary motivation for the play’s actions. Seeking to revenge the death of his mother, Marie Brantome, Adam hopes to destroy the Mannon family, especially Ezra.
The Mannon family is a complex web of revenge scenarios: Christine wants revenge...
difference between prosocial behaviour and altruism? Does genuine altruism exist? Discuss in relation to social psychological aspects of evolutionary theory and related research.
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Prosocial and altruistic behaviours are both behaviours that serve for the good of others and society. However...
on not only animals, but human beings. His studies were an attempt to determine what ramifications outside influences could have on a live beings motivation and drive for success. He started his studies by giving rats electric shocks. They were inadvertent and without cause, and this was so the rats had...
childhood shaped her personality, and her motivations. She was consistently bounced around through foster care, relatives, and when she remained with her mother, proper care was not provided.
Marilyn’s motivations within an analysis through the diversity theory would be conclusive that she had a need...
Jack Burden Escapes Responsibility Robert Penn Warren's All the King's Men explores the idea of the relationship between the actions of individuals. Jack Burden does not understand this element, resulting in his escaping responsibility and lacking direction and ambition. Jack, when needing to accept...
basic and applied research in the way that it has moved effortlessly between
fundamental issues in learning, cognition, and motivation on the one hand, and
attempts to deal with problems of human adaptation and obstacles to the
achievement of human potential on the other.
Work Motivation: Directing, Energizing, and Maintaining Effort (and Research)
Adam M. Grant and Jihae Shin
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The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
This chapter provides an...
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Motivation is a theoretical construct, used to explain behavior. It is the scientific word used to represent the reasons for our actions, our desires, our needs, etc. Motives are hypothetical constructs, used to explain why people...
Rubin, Elizabeth Perse, and Carole Barbato(1988) developed the theory of interpersonal communication motives in hopes of identifying the reasons why people choose to initiate conversations with others. The researchers designed their theory in correlation with several theoretical constructs, including...
Media systems dependency theory (MSDT), or simply "media dependency," was developed by Sandra Ball-Rokeach and Melvin DeFleur in 1976. The theory is grounded in classical sociological literature positing that media and their audiences should be studied in the context of larger social systems. MSDT...
Effects of Achievement Motivation on Behavior
Scott T. Rabideau
Rochester Institute of Technology
Motivation can be defined as the driving force behind all the actions of an individual. The influence of an individual's needs and desires both have a strong impact on the direction of their behavior...
All forms of egoism require explication of “self-interest” (or “welfare” or “well-being”). There are two main theories. Preference or desire accounts identify self-interest with the satisfaction of one's desires. Often, and most plausibly, these desires are restricted to self-regarding...
Nowadays, many destinations try to attract more international tourists and take advantage in tourism industry. Therefore, many researchers conduct a lot of reach to explore tourists’ behavior. Tourists’ motivation is one of the most popular reach topics to identify...
Influences of Extrinsic Motivation Techniques on Intrinsic Motivation
Leadership and Organizational Behavior
Keller Graduate School of Business
August 24, 2012
Table of Contents
Introduction- Uses and gratification theory
The Uses and Gratifications Theory is a famous approach to understanding mass communication. It is an audience-centered approach to media study focusing on the uses to which people put media and the gratifications they seek from that use. (Baran, S.J., Daris...
looks produces meaning, characters are positioned in ways that provide insight into their relationships and suggest the dying man and the woman’s motivations later in the film. It is obvious that the woman is showing humane qualities of love and compassion, which shows a striking contrast compared to the...
Motivation in the Workplace
University of La Verne
Motivation in the Workplace
The term motivation on its own can be defined in various ways, we can define motivation in its psychological aspect by looking into where motivation stems from and what makes people...
Motivation is the internal force which is defined as the process that initiates, guides and maintains goal-oriented behaviors. Motivation is what causes us to act. A Gallup shows that only 26% of employees are actively engaged in their jobs. And more than...
The push and pull motivational theory is referred by Dann 1977, the research of the theory explained why people travel and the tourism motivations of traveling. Dann 1997 mentioned that the reasons of pushing people go to travel are being anomie and ego enhancement. The push factor is related to the...
Deriving from the word “motivation,” we can understand that it refers to getting someone moving. During the course of self motivation or motivating another, we develop incentives. These incentives can be developed to encourage a positive behaviour or discourage a negative behaviour. Within a classroom...
and where necessary to control behaviour. The four psychologists I have chosen are Stanley Milgram (1963) whose theories are based on social learning, Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) whose theories were based on the psychodynamic model, Asch (1951) focusing on social learning and Bandura (1963) again on the...
Motivation is the driving force that causes the flux from desire to will in life. For example: a flower with no water still desires for water to sustain life; however, due to its incapability to move and get water, the flower cannot will for water, hence, suffering from a break in the driving force of...
needs and a definition of the three theories of emotion. Motivation is a key component to individual goals and is different for everyone.
In psychology, motivation is the driving force or desire behind all actions of living organisms. Motivation is a key element in all aspects of...
hierarchy of needs is a theory in psychology proposed by Abraham Maslow in his 1943 paper "A Theory of Human Motivation" in Psychological Review. Maslow subsequently extended the idea to include his observations of humans' innate curiosity. His theories parallel many other theories of human developmental...
significant in retrospect because of the events that take place towards the end of the movie. There are several organizational behavior issues and theories within The Shawshank Redemption that offer areas of insight and opportunity to analyze and discuss.