n South African Journal of Higher Education - Contract workers at HEIs within a framework of motivational leadership
|Article Title||Contract workers at HEIs within a framework of motivational leadership|
|© Publisher:||Higher Education South Africa (HESA)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Higher Education|
|Affiliations||1 University of the Western Cape and 2 University of the Western Cape|
|Publication Date||Jan 2013|
|Pages||858 - 874|
|Keyword(s)||Contract workers, Higher education, Motivational leadership, Nursing and University|
Most literature sources are based on negative assumptions about contract workers and career success. Despite the growing number of contract workers employed at higher education institutions (HEIs), and the changes it elicits in the work place, there has been little theoretical work conducted about a positive perspective of contract workers in relation to achieving organisational or personal goals. A review of the topic about contract workers has been undertaken from the perspective of motivational leadership, incorporating the theoretical perspectives of the goal setting theory (Locke 1960 in Jooste 2009) and the model of complex man and organisations (Schein 1992 in Jooste 2009).
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