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Just for the Money?: What Really Motivates Us at Work (Truth About Business) [Paperback]

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If money makes the world go round, is it also what gets us out of bed? This polemic argues that, despite what economists say and financial institutions do, people are far from rational about their reasons for working, and money is not the only factor in how they choose a job. An intelligent analysis of money's role at home, work, and play shows how most people actually have a complicated, love--hate relationship with money that influences their working choices in intricate and unexpected ways. Appropriate for those questioning the meaning of work in their lives and managers exploring employee motivatation, this argument presents surprisingly counterintuitive results on what money really means to the people earning it.

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Pages   192
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.35" Width: 5.43" Height: 0.71"
Weight:   0.49 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Apr 1, 2006
Publisher   Cyan Communications
ISBN  1904879500  
ISBN13  9781904879503  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Adrian Furnham is Professor of Psychology at UCL. He is also a consultant on organizational behaviour and management, and a writer and broadcaster. His columns have appeared in management magazines such as Mastering Management and Human Resources, as well as the Financial Times, Sunday Times and the Daily Telegraph.

Adrian Furnham currently resides in London. Adrian Furnham has an academic affiliation as follows - University College London, UK University College, London, UK Universit.

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A practical, quick read  May 19, 2006
Furnham, a pioneer in the psychology of money, presents here a readable synthesis of years of research and study in the area. He provides information and advice that would benefit anyone. This book is a must for employers and human resources professionals. Anyone who is interested in money-- or who has someone close who would benefit from being more interested in the topic-- might take a look at this book. It's a quick, but solid, read.

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