In the model, motivation is defined as a general perception of content, discipline area, or activity that influences attitudes toward task involvement.
Another example:``Jim and I arrived at the numbers shown in Table 3 by measuring...''Put an acknowledgement to Jim in the dissertation, but do not includenames (even your own) in the main body.
Peterson, S. M. (2014). Human resource professionals' perceived effects of leader emotional intelligence on employee commitment at colleges and universities. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences, 75(6-A(E)).
Fortner, A. N. (2014). The role of a leader's emotional intelligence and how it relates to employees' motivation and job satisfaction. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences, 74(7-A(E)).
The paper highlights the connections and differences between motivation and engagement in order to point out issues including: whether motivational studies differ from engagement studies; whether the definition of motivation differs from the definition of engagement; and whether students can be motivated but not engaged in language class.
Brown, O. L. (2014). Employee retention during a leadership change. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences, 75(5-A(E)).