IMPACT OF MOTIVATION ON JOB SATISFACTION
Table of Contents
NEED THEORIES 6
Maslow 's Hierarchy of Needs: 6
Herzberg 's two-factor theory: 8
Alderfer 's ERG theory: 9
Self-determination theory: 9
Achievement motivation: 9
COGNITIVE THEORY: 10
Goal-setting theory 10
Models of behavior change : 10
Other motivational theories 10
JOB SATISFACTION 12
LITERATURE REVIEW: 14
PRESENT STUDY: 25
OBSERVATION AND FINDING 28
This is a descriptive study looking into the impact of motivation on job satisfaction. The management dilemma in many organizations in today’s fast paced technological environment is how managers can improve the motivation of employees, so that companies employ and retain a fulfilled workforce that contributes optimally to organizational stakeholders.
Essentially, the questions that must be answered by this study are:
What makes some employees perform better than others?
What makes some employees seem better satisfied in their jobs than others?
In what ways can management improve the motivation of its employees?
Some of the benefits of this research for managers as well as organizations include:
It will broaden management’s insights that motivation plays a key role in the overall job satisfaction of employees.
It will enable managers to understand the factors and processes that are internal and external to the individual employee in an organization that have an effect in his/her behaviour and performance.
By understanding motivational issues behind employees, managers can systematically develop strategies to deal with motivational problems.
The results of this investigation can help companies lower turnover costs by addressing motivational concerns of employees. The consequence is that employees will stay and not resign the company. Replacing an experienced and trained worker can be very costly for organization.
Motivation is a
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