Generational Differences in the Sources of Motivation at Work Place

Zunaira Talat (BS, 2014-2018) Supervisor: Saima Ghazal, PhD

University: Institute of Applied Psychology, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan

Corresponding Address: Department of Applied Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. Email:, Phone: 92-42-9231245


The present study was conducted to investigate the difference between motivational sources among three generations. It was hypothesized that there would be a significant difference between sources of motivation among three generations. Data was collected from public companies (N =120) with age range 20-60. Motivational Source Inventory (Barbuto & Scholl, 1998) was used to collect data. The results of main analysis showed that there was a significant difference between current three generations. Implications of the study have been discussed.

Keywords: Generational differences, motivational sources.

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