1.1 INTRODUCTION Motivation is the process of attempting to influence others to do their work through the possibilities of gain or reward. Employee work motivation and performance will be analyzed from the perspective of motivation theory as the central for the analysis. Motivation involves getting the members of the group to pull weight effectively, to give their loyalty to the group, to carry out properly the purpose of the organization. Employee motivation is one of the major issues faced by every organization. This study also focuses on the employee motivation among the employees of PepsiCo India Holdings (P) Ltd, Madurai. PepsiCo Madurai plant consists of totally 69 employees. They are currently adapting many financial and non-financial motivation schemes. But they could find only marginal increase in the motivational level that is reflected in performance and productivity. Management’s basic job is the effective utilization of human resources for achievements of organizational objectives. The personnel management is concerned with organizing human resources in such a way to get maximum output to the enterprise and to develop the talent of people at work to the fullest satisfaction. The Madurai branch faces tough competition with other branches and as well as with other competitors as a whole. The branch was under pressure to meet the demands which is quoted high than the last year. It is a single line production unit which needs full effort of the employees to attain the organizational goal. The HR team of the organization currently provides many motivation schemes but they are not sure whether they have concentrated all the factors that affect the level of motivation.
To identify the various factors that affect the employee motivation, this study has been carried out in the organization. The data needed for the study has been collected from the employees through
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