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Factors effcting the motivation of staff.

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There are many factors that can motivate and de - motivate staff in any organisation in the United Kingdom and is extremely important because if a business have motivated staff then the company will achieve better results and become more productive. The driving force in motivating any staff in an organisation is always the businesses goals, aims and objectives. They are set at a strategic level by boards, governors, and committees throughout the company. Employers need to be to be able to motivate staff to help bring their goals into line to achieve the organisations goals. ...read more.

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Decision making ability 6. Building effective teams 7. Coping with change COMMUNICATING CLEAR AIMS This is essential to ensure staff know what they are working towards, in the form of a mission statement, here at ECC we make sure this happens so that our employees have a target to reach, which will increase motivation and productivity, and make for a more successful company. SETTING AND COMMINICATING CLEAR OBJECTIVES Here at ECC we have "SMART" objectives * Specific: aimed at specific targets such as increasing profit or turnover or visitor numbers. ...read more.

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This increases productivity, as the employees at ECC have to get it right first time with hardly any supervision or control. This particular idea links to the motivational ideas put forward by Macgregor theory X and Y. A manager that follows the theory X style takes the view that the average employee dislikes work and will try to avoid responsibility, and will only work under a mixture of close control and threats to get them motivated as they cant do it on their own accord ...read more.

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