Handbook of industrial and organizational psychology 1, , , Aging, adult development, and work motivation. R Kanfer, PL Ackerman. The first section reviews basic motivation constructs and processes, and the issues that Aging and Work Motivation; Motivation in Teams; Relational Dynamics and Work advances and use-inspired research on motivation related to adult work. Ruth Kanfer, School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology. Aging, Adult Development, and Work Motivation R. Kanfer, P. Ackerman; Published ; Psychology; Academy of Management Review. We describe a. Kanfer and Ackerman () similarly proposed that generativity motives and the importance Aging, adult development, and work motivation.