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dc.contributor.authorKotera, Yasuhiro
dc.contributor.authorAdhikari, Prateek
dc.contributor.authorVan Gordon, William
dc.date.accessioned2018-02-09T15:40:05Z
dc.date.available2018-02-09T15:40:05Z
dc.date.issued2018-01-30
dc.identifier.citationKotera, Y. et al (2018) 'Motivation Types and Mental Health of UK Hospitality Workers', International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, DOI: 10.1007/s11469-018-9874-zen
dc.identifier.issn15571874
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s11469-018-9874-z
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10545/622117
dc.description.abstractThe primary purposes of this study were to (i) assess levels of different types of work motivation in a sample of UK hospitality workers and make a cross-cultural comparison with Chinese counterparts and (ii) identify how work motivation and shame-based attitudes towards mental health explain the variance in mental health problems in UK hospitality workers. One hundred three UK hospitality workers completed self-report measures, and correlation and multiple regression analyses were conducted to identify significant relationships. Findings demonstrate that internal and external motivation levels were higher in UK versus Chinese hospitality workers. Furthermore, external motivation was more significantly associated with shame and mental health problems compared to internal motivation. Motivation accounted for 34–50% of mental health problems. This is the first study to explore the relationship between motivation, shame, and mental health in UK hospitality workers. Findings suggest that augmenting internal motivation may be a novel means of addressing mental health problems in this worker population.
dc.description.sponsorshipN/Aen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherSpringeren
dc.relation.urlhttp://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11469-018-9874-zen
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to International Journal of Mental Health and Addictionen
dc.subjectMental health problemsen
dc.subjectMental health attitudesen
dc.subjectWork motivationen
dc.subjectInternal motivationen
dc.subjectShameen
dc.subjectUK hospitality workersen
dc.titleMotivation types and mental health of UK hospitality workers.en
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.eissn15571882
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Derbyen
dc.identifier.journalInternational Journal of Mental Health and Addictionen
refterms.dateFOA2019-02-28T16:33:53Z
html.description.abstractThe primary purposes of this study were to (i) assess levels of different types of work motivation in a sample of UK hospitality workers and make a cross-cultural comparison with Chinese counterparts and (ii) identify how work motivation and shame-based attitudes towards mental health explain the variance in mental health problems in UK hospitality workers. One hundred three UK hospitality workers completed self-report measures, and correlation and multiple regression analyses were conducted to identify significant relationships. Findings demonstrate that internal and external motivation levels were higher in UK versus Chinese hospitality workers. Furthermore, external motivation was more significantly associated with shame and mental health problems compared to internal motivation. Motivation accounted for 34–50% of mental health problems. This is the first study to explore the relationship between motivation, shame, and mental health in UK hospitality workers. Findings suggest that augmenting internal motivation may be a novel means of addressing mental health problems in this worker population.


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