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Measures of Motivation in Financial Sector Business Leaders


  • Ekaterina A. Strizhova

    () (National Research University Higher School of Economics)


This article presents the results of research conducted on a sample of a financial organization business leaders to identify the key scales of the motivational space that determine labour activity. The research used a motivational task procedure (Strizhova, Gusev, 2013), which evaluates a person’s field of motivational objects and reconstructs their motivational space. The conditions for the solution of a motivational task are realized in Motivation Map method. The diagnostic procedure places a list of motivation objects in a 2-dimensional graph space of evaluation scales. As a result of multidimensional scaling of the data obtained, empirical scales of labour activity motivational space were obtained: Personal Priority, Social Importance, Personal Potential.

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  • Ekaterina A. Strizhova, 2017. "Measures of Motivation in Financial Sector Business Leaders," HSE Working papers WP BRP 74/PSY/2017, National Research University Higher School of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:hig:wpaper:74psy2017

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    1. Aftab Tariq Dar & Mohsin Bashir & Faheem Ghazanfar & Muhammad Abrar, 2014. "Mediating Role of Employee Motivation in Relationship to Post-Selection HRM Practices and Organizational Performance," International Review of Management and Marketing, Econjournals, vol. 4(3), pages 224-238.
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    labour motivation; motivation factors; talent pool; business leaders; talent management; motivational task; motivational map; Russia.;

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