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Psychological Approaches to Motivational Processes in a Project Team

M. V. Ermolaeva, J. M. Kokueva

The purpose of the study is to analyze classical and modern theories of motivation terms of their relevance to increase motivation of a project team viewed as a holistic social organism. Motivational principles used to create and develop a project team are fundamentally different from those used for organizations with a rigid hierarchical structure. Successful leaders of projects have been demonstrated to shift motivating team members from a final outcome to a collaborative process making them more involved in the project, making project’s goal become their own. To achieve it they use the system of perspective goal-setting, as well as certain incentive strategies focusing on self-motivation of team members.

About the Authors

Ermolaeva Marina Valeryevna, Doctor of Sciences (Psychology), Professor, Industrial Logistics Department, Bauman Moscow State Technical University, 5, 2nd Baumanskaya st., Moscow, 105005, Russian Federation, e-mail: mir-erm@mail.ru 

Kokueva Zhanna Mikhailovna, Candidate of Sciences (Technical), Associate Professor, Industrial Logistics Department, Bauman Moscow State Technical University, 5, 2nd Baumanskaya st., Moscow, 105005, Russian Federation, e-mail:kokueva@bmstu.ru

For citation

Ermolaeva M.V., Kokueva J.M. Psychological Approaches to Motivational Processes in a Project Team. The Bulletin of Irkutsk State University. Series Psychology, 2019, vol. 28, pp. 20-34. https://doi.org/10.26516/2304-1226.2019.28.20 (in Russian)

psychological approaches to motivation, motivational processes, motivation of a project team, motivating methods, teamwork psychology

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