Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Motivations to Volunteer and Social Capital Formation
AbstractAlthough intrinsic motivations receive increasing attention in explaining human actions, our knowledge on their causes and effects is incomplete. Quite surprisingly, the existing literature fails to consider the relationship between intrinsic motivations and social capital formation. The present paper increases the understanding on the effect of intrinsic motivations by studying the role that different motivations to volunteer have on the creation of volunteers' social capital which is intended as networks of cooperative relations. Copyright 2009 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
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