Essays about: "Self-determination Theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 99 essays containing the words Self-determination Theory.

  1. 1. In absence of regulation, what drives motivation? A qualitative study of pro-sustainable behavior in Swedish private equity

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Magnus Von Perner; Malin Westén; [2020]
    Keywords : Private equity; Motivation; Self-Determination Theory; Sustainability; Change Management;

    Abstract : Through a qualitative study, this thesis aims to describe what motivates individuals who work in private equity firms to engage in pro-sustainable behavior, which refers to performing job-related activities that reduce the negative impact on, for example, the environment or that address other global challenges. The thesis is based on a sample of 15 individuals, out of which nine are part of the top management team or are officially responsible over the corporate sustainability agenda in their firms. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Path to Green Is Paved with Good Intentions

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Sebastian Blendow; Valter Frankenberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Motivation; Wage Reduction; Sustainability; Corporate Attractability; Self-Determination Theory;

    Abstract : The past decades have seen a rapid increase in the interest in sustainability across all aspects of society. As individuals have become ever more impact conscious, so too, have companies changed their strategies, both in operations and in their positioning towards employees. READ MORE

  3. 3. Not Just for Kicks - A Qualitative Study on Volunteer Motivation in Swedish Football Clubs

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Matilda Nilsson; Elin Ruland; [2020]
    Keywords : Volunteer Motivation; Sports; Volunteer Functions Inventory; Self-Determination Theory; Altruism;

    Abstract : According to recent population studies, the Swedish sports movement is experiencing a decline in the voluntary engagement upon which it relies. This raises the need for further research on what motivates volunteers, and by extension how to attract and retain volunteers. READ MORE

  4. 4. How and Why Employee Motivation Changes during High Growth

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Daniel Zidén; Oscar Engström; [2020]
    Keywords : Motivation; Employee; Self-Determination Theory; Organisational growth; High-Growth Firms; Milestones; OIT Continuum; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The purpose of this research is to complement existing research within organisational growth and work motivation by focusing particularly on the employees at HGFs. The aim is to study what factors determine employee motivation, to what extent and, how it changes as the firm increases in size. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cash is King in Plastic Recycling - An Experimental Study on How Monetary Incentives Impact Individual Motivation for Plastic Recycling

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Lucas Otterling; Kristoffer Östlin; [2020]
    Keywords : Individual Motivation; Monetary Incentives; Recycling; Plastic Waste; Waste Management;

    Abstract : This study aims to research, through an experimental study, how monetary incentives impact individual motivation for household plastic recycling. Sweden has one of the world's highest rates of plastic waste recycling. READ MORE