Tom De Clerck
Ghent University
Self-determination theoryPerceptionVolunteerAmotivationTransformational leadershipApplied psychologySocial psychology
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#1Tom De Clerck (UGent: Ghent University)
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Against the background of declining volunteering rates in nonprofit and voluntary organizations, this study examined the relationship between the volunteer board members’ (de)motivating style and factors that influence volunteers’ motives to stay volunteer, i.e., volunteers’ motivation and group-task cohesion. To this end, we relied on Self-Determination Theory. Results indicated that the volunteers’ perception of the board members’ motivating style was positively related to volunteers’ autonomo...
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