Motivational factors in a volunteer organisation

Booth, C, Segon, M and OShannassy, T 2010, 'Motivational factors in a volunteer organisation', International Review of Business Research Papers, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 85-98.


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Title Motivational factors in a volunteer organisation
Author(s) Booth, C
Segon, M
OShannassy, T
Year 2010
Journal name International Review of Business Research Papers
Volume number 6
Issue number 1
Start page 85
End page 98
Total pages 14
Publisher World Business Institute
Abstract This article considers research into motivational factors of volunteers in an organization working with street people. A grounded theory framework using an abductive strategy was chosen to explore the issues of motivation in the volunteer population of the not for profit organization herewith known as the Youth Bus Program (YBP). The research methodologies chosen to collect data were qualitative interview using a convenience sampling method and a random sample survey instrument. Both a qualitative and quantitative methods were applied within a survey instrument as well as initial interview data to provide for triangulation. Previous research literature was used to inform the current research in terms of research problem setting and research methodologies Literature has been used to inform the current research in terms of research problem setting and research methodologies as well as insights developed referring to the earlier research.
Subject Mental Health
Keyword(s) Motivation
Organisation
Culture and Behaviour
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