AOW 360/3 – MANAGERIAL PSYCHOLOGY
SEMESTER 2, ACADEMIC SESSION 2011/2012
Table of Contents
List of Figures and Tables
History of Motivation
Maslow Hierarchy of Needs
Herzberg’s Motivation-hygiene theory
Table of Comparison
Concept and Variables
Table of Comparison
Common and Popular Questionnaire
Discussion of Research Methodology
Discussion and Conclusion
Table of Findings
Comparison of Text Book and Journals
The Best Journal Article
Table of Implication, Limitation and Recommendations
Discussion of Findings
Implication of Study
Limitation of Study
List of Figures and Tables
Figure 1- Maslow’s hierarchy of needs
Figure 2- A taxonomy of human motivation
Figure 3- Framework for the “Motivating Employees in a New
Governance Era:The Performance Paradigm Revisited”
Figure 4- Relationship between reward system and employee motivation
Figure 5- Relationship between reward system and employee motivation
Figure 6- A taxonomy of human motivation
Table 1- Dependent and independent variables in the 25 journals
Table 2- List of selected motivating tools assessed by researched
managers (From journal no. 1)
Table 3- Table of comparison of research method, research site,
sample and numbers and types of respondents,
unit of analysis, reliability of the instrument, items reported in the instrument
Table 4- Findings from the 25 journals
Table 5- Implication, Limitation, and Recommendation of the 25 journal
First and foremost we would like to express our gratitude to our beloved Managerial Psychology’s lecturer, Dr. Daisy Kee Mui Hung. Dr Daisy has given her utmost support and advices to our group in order to complete this project. Without Dr. Daisy guidance, we would not have completed the assignment in the period of time given. We would also like to thank to Dr. Daisy helping us in checking and examine our project before we submit it. Aside from that, we would like to thank all our friends as well that shared information with us. In addition, not forgetting our group members that contributed their time and energy to this assignment. All efforts and jobs done are genuinely appreciated. Lastly, we would like to express our gratitude to those who have given us the possibility to complete this assignment. This project let us learn a lot of things and we all strongly believe that the knowledge that we gain from this project will be very useful to us in future.
If we were to spend one day in any organization to observe the employees, we can actually see how they behave and wide variety of behaviors. Some employees are definitely hard working and committed to their work and some may be taking their work less seriously and more care free. So, what actually influences the attitudes of each and every employee towards their work? We are very curious to find out the answer to the question. We can answer the questions through exploring and studying the topic employee motivation. This assignment plans to explore the effect of motivational variables on job satisfaction of employees. It explored what motivates employees in the workplace, and their levels of job satisfaction using those motivation theories. We will benefit from this assignment because it can enhance understanding of...
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