The relevance of identified and intrinsic goal motivation for work engagement
Citation: Ehrlich, C. (2019). The relevance of identified and intrinsic goal motivation for work engagement. European Journal of Applied Positive Psychology, 3, 5, 1-5. Retrieved from: https://www.nationalwellbeingservice.org/volumes/volume-3-2019/volume-3-article-5/
Published on 6th August, 2019
Dr Christian Ehrlich is Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at the Oxford Brookes Business School (UK). He has a master’s degree in Psychology (University of Mannheim, Germany) and received his PhD from the University of Kaiserslautern (Germany) on the topic of work motivation. His current research interest is around people’s goalstriving reasons and their impact on positive psychological functioning in different contexts, including personal life. He developed a “Happiness Through Goal Setting” training course based on the goal-striving reasons framework.