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Studying the theories of motivation to Investigate in improving staff motivation.

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Studding the theories of motivation to Investigate in improving staff motivation Introduction In this report I will study the theories of motivation put forward by Taylor, Mayo, Maslow and Hertzberg and investigate their ways to influence individual's motivation to work. After I have investigated these influences I will recommend a suitable course of action for a Human Resource Manager to improve its Staff motivation and levels of wastage. Findings Improving job satisfaction is in regard to one's feelings or state-of-mind regarding the nature of their work. Job satisfaction can be influenced by a variety of factors, e.g. the quality of one's relationship with their supervisor, the quality of the physical environment in which they work, degree of fulfillment in their work, etc. ...read more.

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That may make them more satisfied with their "work" in the short run, but their performance certainly won't improve Financial incentives promote work among welfare recipients when they face a fundamental challenge, Low-wage jobs, typically the only employment available to people with limited education and work experience. As a result, most programs that require welfare recipients to work succeed in increasing employment and reducing welfare receipt, This conundrum has led to a search for financial work incentive strategies that can both encourage work and reduce poverty by supplementing the earnings of individuals working in low-wage jobs. Piece Work is when Employees are paid for each product that they produce. Profit sharing is when the worker receives a one off bonus for high sales. ...read more.

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* The company provides individual development planning - are expected to attend training seminars to boost skills To prevent the high levels of wastage the company should use some or all of the recommendations below * Recycle materials - This is friendlier to the planet and could get a good name for the business * Use Materials efficiently - Say for example there is a big sheet of steel, use the corners of the sheet to cut and leave as little waste as possible, don't for example cut a piece out of the middle of the steel to create a lot of waste * Buy Biodegradable Materials - This can prevent materials from not breaking down into compost, for example materials like polystyrene would take along time to break down into compost, but materials like paper or cardboard can be used to prevent this. Job title: Human Resources Manager Name: Jonathan Staley Date: 12/4/04 ...read more.

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