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Volume 52 Issue 1 (March 1979), Pages 1-76

Expectancy theory prediction of willingness to be retrained: The case of ratings' advancement in the Israeli merchant navy (pages 35-40)

The study focused on the motivational determinants of ratings' willingness to enrol in a retraining course for commissioned rank. The utility of the VIE theory of motivation was tested by examining the independent contribution of ΣVI, E and ΣVI ×E to explained variance in the criterion. Data were collected by means of individual structured interviews. Using analysis of variance the results indicated that E was the only predictor from the motivational model.

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