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Motivation As The Key Factor For Higher Productivity In Nigeria Industries

Motivation As The Key Factor For Higher Productivity In Nigeria Industries


This topic treated in this project is “The impacts of motivation a key factor for higher productivity: a case study of Ecobank Owerri, Imo State”.  This topic is very vast and one cannot claim to have treated all the aspects of the literature covered the topic within this skeletal outfit.  It attempts to identify the various census of low workers performance in Nigeria.

Methodology:  The method adopted in this case study is the c case study method.  Consequently, a typical workers territory (Ecobank) was selected for the study. The research instrument used include self-administered questionnaire and oral interviews. Analytical techniques comprising of simple tables, percentages, and chi-square were also used.

Findings and Conclusion:  The study found that workers were encounter varying problems, which range from ordinary workers related problems in such areas as prospecting, presentation, objection handling, and so on, to management problems such as an arbitrary increases in prices.

It was also observed that the low educational qualification of most workers adversely on performance.  It was also observed that training, incentive pay schemes, and management assistance in solving workers-related problems act as motivators to workers’ people.


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Table of Contents



  • Background of the Study
  • Statement of the Problem
  • Research Question
  • The objective of the Study/Purpose
  • Significance of the Study
  • Scope of the Study
  • Limitations of the Study
  • Definition of Terms


Literature Review

  • Definition and Theories of Motivation
  • Overview of Workers
  • Overview of Performance
  • Formulating Company Strategies
  • Workers Objective and Tasks
  • Performance of Workers Training
  • Compensation and Motivation of Workers
  • The Benefits of Motivating Workers
  • Performance Evaluation and Supervision


Research Design and Methodology

  • Introduction
  • Research Design and Methodology
  • Sources of Data
  • Method of Data Collection
  • Sampling Method/Techniques
  • Validity and Reliability of Measuring Instrument Validity
  • Method of Data Analysis


Data Presentation and Analysis

  • Introduction
  • Presentation and Analysis of Data According to Questions


Summary of Findings, Conclusion, and Recommendations

  • Summary of Findings
  • Conclusion
  • Recommendations




The word motivation comes from the Latin word movere, which means to move.  It is a general term that refers to all those inner forces as desires, drives, or motives, wishes, and so forth which kindle, direct and sustain behavior towards a goal.  To be able to motivate people, managers must do those things that satisfy these forces so as to induce individuals to perform.

Over the years many psychologists and scholars have put forth several theories of motivation.  Most of these theories have move people to contribute in various ways in broadening management understanding towards accomplishing goals and objectives.  And many of the available theories of motivation (Douglas McGregor etc).

An attempt to evaluate and break the complexity in the process of motivation has called for the study of “the impact of motivation a key factor for higher productivity” with Ecobank Owerri Imo State as a case study.

The Ecobank is a public limited liability company, was established as a bank holding company in 1985 under a private sector initiative spearheaded by the Federation of West African Chambers of Commerce and Industry, with the support of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).


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