Additional Resources

  • Pink, Daniel H. 2009. Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. This popular business book advanced the theory of motivation based on Autonomy, Mastery, and Purpose described in this chapter.

  • McConnell, Steve. 1996. Rapid Development: Taming Wild Software Schedules. Several chapters in this book discuss motivation explicitly or implicitly.

  • Twardochleb, Michal. 2017. “Optimal selection of team members according to Belbin’s theory.” Scientific Journals of the Maritime University of Szczecin. September 15, 2017. This academic paper summarizes Belbin’s Team Roles theory and applies it to student projects. Twardochleb found that the absence of even one role led to teams being unable to complete their tasks.

  • Dweck, Carol S. 2006. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. This is the classic description of the Growth Mindset and includes discussions of how the Growth Mindset applies to students, parents, leaders, romantic partners, and other roles.

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