Specialties: Ethics, Business Ethics, Business Management, Psychology of Motivation and Self-esteem, Reason vs. Faith, Animal “Rights”
Dr. Locke, Dean’s Professor Emeritus of Leadership and Motivation at the University of Maryland, has published more than 230 articles, chapters, and books on subjects such as leadership, work motivation, goal setting, job satisfaction, incentives, and the philosophy of science. He is internationally known for his work on human motivation. He is the author of such books as The Prime Movers: Traits of the Great Wealth Creators (AMACOM Books, 2000), Goal Setting: A Motivational Technique That Works (with G. Latham) and Post Modernism and Management: Pros, Cons and the Alterantive (JAI: Elsevier, 2003). He is also the editor of Principles of Organizational Behavior (Blackwell Publishers, 2000). Dr. Locke is a consulting editor for professional journals, and his commentaries were published in numerous newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Houston Chronicle, Dallas Morning News, Detroit Free Press, Arizona Republic, Dallas Morning News, Boston Globe, Orange County Register, and Cincinnati Enquirer.
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