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Effect of Motivation on Organizational Productivity



Effect of Motivation on Organizational Productivity


This study examined the effect of motivation in employee productivity, using a case study of Wema Bank Nigeria Plc Agbara Ogun State.

The literature review while acknowledging the contributions of erudite scholars in the field reviewed and expounded such concepts and issues like different motivation factors affecting motivational theories in the organization and to find out and effective motivation that will create a good organizational climate in the firm which will make workers be effective and in the profitability and growth.

The methodology utilized questionnaire and personal interviews as data collection instruments, designed carefully to elicit structured and unstructured responses from a total population of employees (including managers and supervisors)¬† who make up the population of the study sample a representative sample size of one hundred and thirty ‚Äď two was selected using sample sampling techniques.

Tables and percentages were employed for data presentation and analysis. The finding reveals that motivation of employees identifying the factors affecting motivation in the organization while our occlusion was that some workers are bound to be made identified by the manager to understand what the workers want and to be able to create a good organizational climate in the form. It was recommended that the motivation of workers will prevent lateness, embezzlement which normally occurs in the organization.


Title Page                                                                                                                                                            i

Certification                                                                                                                                                       ii

Dedication                                                                                                                                                          iii

Acknowledgment iv

Abstract                                                                                                                                                               v

Table of Content                                                                                                                                              vii


1.0          Introduction                                                                                                                                      1

1.1          Background of Study                                                                                                              2

1.2          Statement of Study                                                                                                                                3

1.3          Objective of Study                                                                                                                  3

1.4          Research Question                                                                                                                          4

1.5          Research Hypothesis                                                                                                                      4

1.6          Significant of Study                                                                                                                 4

1.7          Scope of the Study                                                                                                                          5

1.8          Definition of Relevant Terms                                                                                                      5

1.9          Plan of the Study                                                                                                                             6

1.10        Historical Background of study                                                                                           7

CHAPTER TWO:               


2.0          Introduction                                                                                                                                       9

2.1          The Conceptual Framework                                                                                                        9

2.2          Purpose of Motivation                                                                                                                  9

2.3          Motivational Factors                                                                                                                       10

2.4.        Theoretical Framework                                                                                                                 11

2.5          Effect of Motivation                                                                                                 16

2.6          Factor Affecting Motivation                                                                                                        17

2.7          Motivational Theory                                                                                                                       18

2.8          Poor Motivation                                                                                                                               18

2.9          Empirical Framework                                                                                                                      18

CHAPTER THREE                                                                    

3.1          Research Design                                                                                                                               20

3.2          Sample and Sampling Techniques                                                                                             20

3.3          Procedure for data collection                                                                                                     20

3.4          Constraints in data collection                                                                                                      21

3.5          Population size                                                                                                                                 21

3.6          Method of data analysis                                                                                                                               22


4.1          Introduction                                                                                                                                       23

4.2          Data Analysis                                                                                                                                     23

4.3          Testing of Hypothesis                                                                                                                    28


5.1          Discussion of Findings                                                                                                                    34

5.2          Conclusion                                                                                                                                          35

5.3          Recommendations                                                                                                                          36

The Questionnaire                                                                                                                                     37                        

References                                                                                                                                         39


Management’s basic job is the effective utilization of human resources for the achievement of organizational objectives. Personnel management is concerned with organizing human resources in such a way to get maximum output to the enterprises and to develop the talent of people at work to the fullest satisfaction.

Motivation implies that one person in the organization context management includes another, say an employee, to engage in action by ensuring that a channel to satisfy those needs and aspirations becomes available to the person.

In addition to this, the strong needs in a direction that is satisfying to the talent need in employees and harness them in a manner that would be functional for the organization. Employee motivation is one of the major issues and in every organization.

It is the major task faced by every manager to motivate his subordinate or to create the ‚Äúwill‚ÄĚ to work among the subordinates it should also be remembered that a worker may be immensely capable of doing some work; nothing can be achieved if he is not willing to work. Analysis and interpretation have been done by using statistical tools and data are presented through tables and charts.


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