New book from Dr. Pritchard

Dr. Robert Pritchard, of the Psychology department, has released a new book. Pritchard focuses on motivation and organizational productivity.

His new book “Evidence-based productivity improvement: A practical guide to the Productivity Measurement and Enhancement System” was released with two other authors. It summarizes a 30-year research program and includes an appendix of references for all the scholarly products done on it which is 25 manuscript pages long.

Dr. Pritchard joined the faculty at UCF in 2003. He received his bachelor’s degree in Psychology from UCLA in 1966 and his Ph.D. in 1969 from the University of Minnesota. He has been a faculty member at Purdue University (Assistant and Associate Professor), the University of Houston (Professor), and Texas A&M University (Professor). One major research interest is measuring and improving organizational performance. His approach to measuring and improving organizational performance has been used in many organizations in a variety of countries. A second major research interest is work motivation. He is working on instruments to assess the motivational health of organizations that will lead to interventions to improve motivation.


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