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Work and family decision-making framework: A motivational perspective

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  • Chinchilla, Nuria

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    (IESE Business School)

  • Moragas, Maruja

    (IESE Business School)

  • Kim, Sowon

    (IESE Business School)

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    Abstract

    We introduce motivation theory as a way of understanding the decision-making process in the work and family context. We use core concepts from motivation theory - extrinsic, intrinsic and prosocial motivation - and link them to motivational learning to build our framework. We then propose a framework illustrating motivational factors that influence work-family decision-making and offer propositions focusing on the motivational consequences for individuals which will impact their future decision-making processes.

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    Paper provided by IESE Business School in its series IESE Research Papers with number D/956.

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    Length: 19 pages
    Date of creation: 01 Jun 2012
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    Handle: RePEc:ebg:iesewp:d-0956

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    Keywords: decision-making; motivational learning; motivational structure; work-family;

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