Motivation and Salary

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. Introduction The majority of people on earth work either with or without salary (housewives, volunteers). Why some of them work more and others less? Why some of them are happy in their jobs and others are not? The questions were puzzled managers and psychologists who, through the understanding of employee incentives want to steer their behavior to reach the objectives of the organization. The following essay will consider two basic motivation theories that attempt to answer the above questions. 2. Motivation The desire for a purpose creates behavior. Motivation is to provide appropriate incentives to meet the needs of employees to behave according to the way the company wants. Motivation is linked to human needs but…show more content…
(Tzortzakis, Tzortzaki, 2007). The Maslow argues that even if it met all the previous requirements, the individual is likely to be unsatisfied or uncomfortable unless achieve the objectives they set, if it succeeds to meet its ideals. Self-Realization is the desire to be someone that a competent person can become. Individuals satisfy this need in different ways. In Maslow so the self-esteem and actualization needs met hardest. These needed to meet the highest standard of living. ( Koufidou 2010 ) Maslow’s need theory has received wide recognition, particularly among practicing managers.

4. Herzberg's two factor Theory

As people mature observe, needs such as: assessment and self-realization to become more important. From the analysis of the survey data of Herzberg we conclude that man has two different types of needs, which are essentially independent of each other, and that influence behavior in different ways.
• 'Hygiene factors' such as pay, job security, working conditions, fringe benefits, job-policies. Although these factors do not motivate employees, they can cause dissatisfaction if they are missing. But a little help in stimulating the individual to increased opportunity . This means that the hygiene factors are not enough for the worker to outperform .
• Motivation factors inciting those that satisfy and include feelings such
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