Intrinsic and External Motivation in the MBA Management Accounting Course

Posted: 1 Jan 2012

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Scott Lane

Quinnipiac University; Quinnipiac University

Date Written: December 31, 2011

Abstract

Much as in the business world, external motivation can have perverse results when applied in academic settings. Intrinsic motivations based on autonomy, mastery and purpose can help overcome dysfunctions. Examples from the business world and an MBA Management Accounting Course are used to illustrate.

Keywords: Motivation, teaching

Suggested Citation

Lane, Scott, Intrinsic and External Motivation in the MBA Management Accounting Course (December 31, 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1978101

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