social motivation

social motivation

an incentive or drive resulting from a sociocultural influence that initiates behavior toward a particular goal. Compare physiological motivation.
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His son, Giovanni Ferrero, CEO of the Group, will continue to lead the Company, seeking continued growth while keeping alive the vision, innovation and social motivation inspired by Michele and strongly embodied by the Ferrero family.
PRIDE--If improving patient care is a physician's personal motivation to consider change, pride is the social motivation for doing so.
The authors tested and confirmed a model in which social motivation is influenced by identification with the women's football subculture, which predicted the sense of community; sense of community significantly predicted social spending.
It is rather about the social motivation of human beings to give more.
Our study shows that babies copy faithfully because of their social motivation to interact with other people.
Motivation is comprised of two types: (a) personal motivation to practice preventative behaviors, such as attitudes toward practicing specific preventative actions and (b) social motivation to engage in preventative behavior, such as having perceptions of social support.
The following social motivation strategies were designed to make sure all staff members knew their leaders, peers, and the physicians on their units supported adopting the vital behaviors.
With the fine, this moral or social motivation (28) was no longer at work for some of them: in essence, the fine meant that parents could replace feeling bad about inconveniencing others with a simple monetary transaction.
The text places the focus on the social motivation of the crime, a fact elided in Carleton's account and later retellings.
The model begins by defining measurable results, then focuses on vital behaviors, and finally applies six sources of influence: personal motivation, personal ability, social motivation, social ability, structural motivation and structural ability.
The subscale scores are: "(a) social awareness or the ability to pick up on social cues and reciprocal social behavior; (b) social cognition or the ability to interpret social cues and cognitive-interpretive aspects of reciprocal social behavior; (c) social communication or expressive social\communication; (d) social motivation or the extent to which a respondent is generally motivated to engage in social-interpersonal behavior; and (e) autistic mannerisms which includes stereotypical behaviors or highly restricted interests characteristic of autism" (Constantino, 2005, p.
The economic and social motivation for the cloud is high, the business need for speed and agility is like never before, and the technology has reached a level where it makes prudent investments in cloud services not only possible but fast and easy.