Impact of Employee Benefits on Work Motivation and Productivity

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International Journal of Career Management
Emerald Article: Impact of employee benefits on work motivation and productivity
Jon-Chao Hong, Sung-De Yang, Li-Jung Wang, En-Fu Chiou, Fan-Yin Su, sui-Lan Huang
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To cite this document: Jon-Chao Hong, Sung-De Yang, Li-Jung Wang, En-Fu Chiou, Fan-Yin Su, sui-Lan Huang, (1995),"Impact of employee benefits on work motivation and productivity", International Journal of Career Management, Vol. 7 Iss: 6 pp. 10 - 14 Permanent link to this document:

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*Related content and download information correct at time of download. Introduction
Employee benefit is essential for the development
of corporate industrial relations.
According to Herzberg’s[1] two-factor theory
(motivation and hygiene), an employee benefit
programme was a necessary and sufficient
working condition. The hygiene factor will
affect employees’ work-motivation and thus
productivity.
In the stimulus-response behaviour,
employees’ work-motivation, seen as the
response, can be analysed from absence rate,
leave rate, quit rate, get-to-work speed and so
on. Productivity can be analysed from quality
and quantity of products. The quality indices
include faults and returns; the quantity
indices include completion time and the
production hygiene factor. This depends on
the individual properties of the employee,
who is the medium essential for management,
and stimulates employees to enhance
their work and productivity.
In addition, Vroom[2] maintained in his
expectation theory that everyone works in
expectation of some rewards (both spiritual
and material), and welfare is one of them. In
other words, the degree of reward influences
the quality and quantity of work, and in turn
productivity. So it is important to explore
how to give the...
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