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THE USE OF NON-MONETARY INCENTIVES AS A MOTIVATIONAL TOOL: A SURVEY STUDY IN A PUBLIC ORGANIZATION IN TURKEY

A THESIS SUBMITTED TO THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES OF MIDDLE EAST TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY

BY

N LAY YAVUZ

IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF SCIENCE IN POLITICAL SCIENCE & PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

JULY 2004

Approval of the Graduate School of Social Sciences

Prof. Dr. Sencer Ayata Director I certify that this thesis satisfies all the requirements as a thesis for the degree of Master of Science.

Prof. Dr. Feride Acar Head of Department

This is to certify that we have read this thesis and that in our opinion it is fully adequate, in scope and quality for the degree of Master of Science.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yılmaz Üstüner Supervisor Examining Committee Members Prof. Dr. inasi Aksoy (METU, ADM)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yılmaz Üstüner (METU, ADM) Assist. Prof. Dr. Ahmet A. Dikmen (Ankara Univ., SBF)

I hereby declare that all information in this document has been obtained and presented in accordance with academic rules and ethical conduct. I also declare that, as required by these rules and conduct, I have fully cited and referenced all material and results that are not original to this work.

Name, Last name: Signature :

Nilay YAVUZ

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ABSTRACT
THE USE OF NON-MONETARY INCENTIVES AS A MOTIVATIONAL TOOL: A SURVEY STUDY IN A PUBLIC ORGANIZATION IN TURKEY

Yavuz, Nilay MS, Department of Political Science and Public Administration Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yılmaz Üstüner July 2004, 182 pages

The purpose of this study is to demonstrate to what extent non-monetary incentives are utilized in the public sector of Turkey and whether non-monetary incentives have the potential to increase the motivation of public employees as much as the monetary incentives. Incentive is any means that makes an employee desire to do better, try harder and expend more energy. Non-monetary incentives such as participation in decision making, verbal or written recognition of good work etc. are the kinds of incentives that do not involve direct payment of cash. To realize the objectives of the thesis, a survey study was administered at the General Directorate of Investment and Enterprises, under the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. According to the results of the study, most of the employees think that the level of utilization of the non-monetary incentives in their organization is inadequate. Also, the findings suggest that they value nonmonetary incentives as much as monetary incentives. Thus, within the limitations of the survey study, it may be concluded that non-monetary incentives have the potential to increase the motivation of personnel in this public organization. Keywords: Non-monetary Incentives, Motivation, Personnel Administration, Public Organizations. iv

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MOT VASYON ARACI OLARAK PARASAL OLMAYAN TE V KLER N KULLANIMI: TÜRK YE’DEK B R KAMU ÖRGÜTÜNDE B R ANKET ÇALI MASI Yavuz, Nilay Yüksek Lisans, Siyaset Bilimi ve Kamu Yönetimi Bölümü Tez Yöneticisi : Doçent. Dr. Yılmaz Üstüner Temmuz 2004, 182 sayfa

Bu çalı manın amacı parasal olmayan te viklerin Türkiye’de kamu sektöründe ne derece uygulandı ına ı ık tutmak ve bunların parasal te vikler kadar çalı anların motivasyonunu arttırma potansiyelleri olup olmadı ını göstermektir. Te vik, çalı anları i lerinde daha iyiyi yapmayı istemeye, daha çok çalı maya ve daha çok enerji harcamaya yönelten her türlü araca denir. Kararlara katılım, iyi i in sözel veya yazılı olarak takdir edilmesi gibi parasal olmayan te vikler nakit para ödemesi içermeyen te viklerdir. Tezin amaçlarını gerçekle tirmek üzere Kültür ve Turizm Bakanlı ı’nın Yatırım ve letmeler Genel Müdürlü ü’nde bir anket çalı ması yapılmı tır. Sonuçlara göre, ço u kamu çalı anları kurumdaki parasal olmayan te viklerin kullanımını yetersiz bulmu tur. Ayrıca bulgular, kamu çalı anlarının parasal olmayan te viklere parasal te vikler kadar de er verdi...
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