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Trends in Employee Motivation
An overview of different motivating factors for employees.
# 107500 | 6,397 words | 30 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Sep 04, 2008 in Business (Management) , Business (Human Resources) , Psychology (Motivation Studies)

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This paper discusses how there are many trends when it comes to employee motivation and compensation, because big business has determined that money is not the only thing that employees want. It proposes a study to examine the hypothesis that employers can motivate their employees in many different ways through the study of personalities, career anchors and what specifically motivates individuals.

Introduction and Hypothesis
Literature Review

Sample of Sources Used:

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  • Adams, A. & Sasse, M.A. (1999). Users Are Not The Enemy. Communications of the ACM, 42(12), 40-46.
  • Backer, W. (1973) - Motivating workers. Johannesburg: McGraw-Hill: New York.
  • Beer, M., & Nohria, N. (2000) - Breaking the Code of Change. Harvard Business Review, May-June, 2000, pp. 133.
  • Bedeian, A. G. (1993). Management (3rd ed.). New York: Dryden Press.

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