What Motivates Employees to Achieve Better Work Performance?

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What Motivates Employees to Achieve Better Work Performance?
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The research problem I intend to address in my thesis is, ‘What motivates employees to achieve better performance at work?’ The question of motivation has long been a central concern in organizational psychology, while performance itself remains elusive to measure and improve. As the world enters the second year of the most challenging recession since 1929, the time is ideal to consider ways in which productivity can be ramped up as a way of expanding GDP.
Frederick Herzberg’s Two Factor theory has been particularly influential in its claim that job satisfaction is directly related to a class of motivators that includes recognition, advancement, and growth. Herzberg’s...
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