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The Importance Of Employee Motivation To Increase Organizational Performance

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  • Ioan Moise Achim

    (‘1 Decembrie 1918‘ University of Alba Iulia Romania)

  • Larisa Dragolea

    (‘1Decembrie 1918‘ University of Alba Iulia Romania)

  • George Balan

    (Romanian-German University of Sibiu)

Abstract

The present study starts from the premise of understanding the concept of‘motivation‘ by everyone, and the importance of this phenomenon, in general. Despite the fact thatit is permanently approached in specialty works, discussed and analyzed at congresses, seminarsand internal meetings, motivation seems to continue to conceal secrets for (too) many employers,while the polls with the employees hired in big companies certainly demonstrate that they are notmotivated in accordance with the contribution they bring to the company welfare.Though the financial side of motivation is widely preferred and known by the both parts - employerand employee -, in the present study we shall insist and plead for the possibilities of application andthe results of the efficient non-financial motivation plan to the internal climate and the lastingperformance of the firm.The aim of the present work is to understand the strategic importance of the non-financialmotivation in the management process, being well known the fact that the performance obtained atthe level of organization as well as its prestige crucially depend upon the quality of human resourcemotivation.

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  • Ioan Moise Achim & Larisa Dragolea & George Balan, 2013. "The Importance Of Employee Motivation To Increase Organizational Performance," Annales Universitatis Apulensis Series Oeconomica, Faculty of Sciences, "1 Decembrie 1918" University, Alba Iulia, vol. 2(15), pages 1-32.
  • Handle: RePEc:alu:journl:v:2:y:2013:i:15:p:32
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    1. Kovach, Kenneth A., 1987. "What motivates employees? Workers and supervisors give different answers," Business Horizons, Elsevier, vol. 30(5), pages 58-65.
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    Keywords

    motivation; human resource; job satisfaction.;

    JEL classification:

    • M54 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Personnel Economics - - - Labor Management
    • J53 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining - - - Labor-Management Relations; Industrial Jurisprudence

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