In this dissertation the researcher investigates the levels of employee motivation and related contributing factors in his own organization. The researcher reviews and presents the results of a literature survey for the reasons of varying levels of employee motivation amongst staff in his own organisation a Swiss Specialty Chemical Multinational. The researcher identifies a theoretical framework that serves as a backdrop to the interpretation of the empirical results, by providing insight into employee motivation and the role of managers in addressing and improving employee motivation. The study investigated the relationship between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation factors and the extent of the existence of equity factors in the South African environment. Staff motivation in a multinational was analyzed from the perspective of Hertzberg-Hygiene Theory in the present study using survey data from all employees across the organization. An empirical survey examining how staff feels about issues such as working conditions, actual work, company policy & administration ,job security, job advancement ,supervision, recognition and remuneration. The researcher reported, analyzed, and interpreted the results of the data that were obtained via the questionnaires and that were captured using the statistical computer program SPSS 11.5. The empirical results and analysis of the fieldwork revealed that management must address key issues such as recognition, job security and advancement within the organisation in order to improve or increase levels of staff motivation. The issue regarding remuneration is always a sensitive and emotional topic; management must ensure that consistent and fair practice is instilled. / Thesis (MBA)-University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2006.
Understanding the effect of proactive personaility on job related outcomes in an organizational change settingPrabhu, Veena P. January 2007 (has links) (PDF)
Thesis (Ph.D.)--Auburn University, 2007. / Abstract. Includes survey instruments. Includes bibliographic references (ℓ. 83-101)
Language, metaphors, and images utilized in describing and communicating workplace motivational practices in the entrepreneurial environmentBarlow, Thomas R., Linville, Malcolm E. January 2004 (has links)
Thesis (Ph. D.)--School of Education and Henry W. Bloch School of Business and Public Administration. University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2004. / "A dissertation in education and public affairs and administration." Advisor: Malcolm Linville. Typescript. Vita. Description based on contents viewed Nov. 13, 2007; title from "catalog record" of the print edition. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 154-166). Online version of the print edition.
Intending to control an experimental investigation of the interactions among intentions, reciprocity and control /Christ, Margaret Heim, January 1900 (has links)
Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Texas at Austin, 2008. / Vita. Includes bibliographical references.
Hobson, Nicole DeJarnett. Beyerlein, Michael Martin,
Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of North Texas, Dec., 2007. / Title from title page display. Includes bibliographical references.
Thesis (Ph. D.)--Duke University, 2007. / Includes bibliographical references.
Chan, Kit-wan, Amy.
Thesis (M.B.A.)--University of Hong Kong, 1997. / Includes bibliographical references (leaf 71-74).
The role of self-leadership and employment characteristics in predicting job satisfaction and performance /Roberts, Heather Elise. January 1993 (has links)
Thesis (M.S.)--Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1993. / Vita. Abstract. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 59-72). Also available via the Internet.
Organizational lag, employee commitment and organizational performance a comparative study of two Korean automobile plants /Cho, Namshin. January 1988 (has links)
Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Pennsylvania, 1988. / Includes bibliographical references (leaves 164-174).
A stress and coping perspective on creativity : a reward for creativity policy as a stressor in organizations = Cong ya li he ying dui de jiao du li jie chuang xin : zu zhi chuang xin jiang li zheng ce zuo wei yi zhong ya li yuan / Li Fuli.Li, Fuli. January 2009 (has links) (PDF)
Thesis (Ph.D.)--City University of Hong Kong, 2009. / "Submitted to Department of Management in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy." Includes bibliographical references (leaves 158-173)
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