Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Finding Workable Levers over Work Motivation: Comparing Job Satisfaction, Job Involvement and Organizational Commitment

Managers have varying degrees of influence over aspects of work motivation, with the most over job satisfaction and the least over job involvement. Public service motivation, advancement opportunities, role clarity, job routine, and group culture are some of the variable important to work motivation. This paper is published in Administration & Society 39(7): 803-832.

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: La Follette School Working Paper No. 2007-003 is published in Administration & Society 39(7): 803-832.
  • Author(s): Donald P. Moynihan and Sanjay K. Pandey