A case study on Motivation within an innovative
RAVI TEJA. PEDDI
Dr. Rajneesh Choubisa
As a part of academic requirement for
HSS F328 HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
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*IEC in this study refers to any company with innovative work environment.
This case study will analyze motivational theory in the context of the employees of company with innovative work environment. It studies different theories of motivation and illustrates how employees are motivated within an IEC.
It illustrates that, although extrinsic motivation is a very important element in motivating employees, it is really intrinsic motivation that engages individuals and contributes to company performance. It also illustrates the range of different motivation measures in practice and also demonstrates that highly motivated employees can improve efficiency, output and quality for a business of IEC.
Individuals work for many different reasons. Financial rewards are frequently a key factor in influencing why individuals undertake certain jobs. However, money is not everything. Employees want to enjoy their work, be challenged by it and achieve personal fulfillment.
People spend a most part of their lives at work, so it is not surprising that they expect to be rewarded and satisfied with the job. Motivation is concerned with why people do things as well as what drives them to behave in a particular way. Understanding what motivates individuals is important in the workplace.
For many people, their careers are ongoing learning experiences. This is known as intrinsic motivation. When individuals are intrinsically motivated, they are interested in their work. Put simply, it creates enjoyment whilst enabling them to achieve and contribute to desired goals. However, individuals also need extrinsic motivation. This is motivation arising from factors outside the immediate work that an individual undertakes.
Research suggests that motivated employees are happier at work. They get more satisfaction from their work, are absent less often, tend to be more loyal and work with more enthusiasm. This in turn encourages them to contribute more to the development of an organization.
Motivation and it's Benefits
Motivation is the level of commitment individuals have to what they are doing. Motivation theory is concerned with how individuals behave in the workplace.
Motivation stimulates people and encourages them willingly to put more effort into doing something. Wellmotivated employees will feel fulfilled and happy in the workplace. Additionally, they are likely to be more productive and produce work of a higher quality.
Motivated individuals are influenced by a number of different factors. Initially, everybody has basic needs, such as for food or accommodation, which pay can provide. However, there are many other different factors that motivate individuals. A creative environment, such as that provided by engineering, can be very stimulating.
By understanding what motivates individuals it is possible to create an efficient workplace. It also helps to ensure that employees are happy at work. This in turn will create satisfied employees, who will work with more enthusiasm and focus on the goals of the organization. A motivated workforce puts more energy into work in order to achieve the required outcomes. Motivated employees feel that their work is special. They are encouraged to take pride in what they do. There is low absenteeism because employees are happy to go to work. Individuals are more loyal to the organization and ...
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