Non Financial Methods of Motivating Employees

2150 Words Oct 12th, 2012 9 Pages
AO2: Identify and evaluate non-financial methods of motivating and empowering employee’s
Scenario: You work for a HR firm as an advisor. You feel that the motivation across the business has really slipped and you know that something needs to be done.
Task: Put together a report detailing the non-financial methods of motivation and empowerment (job rotation, job enrichment, job enlargement, flexible working, team building, team working, quality circles, work councils, goal and target setting).
In the report, explain what each of method involves, analyse their advantages and disadvantages and then come to a conclusion as to whether the advantages out-weigh the disadvantages. You must use examples to support.
There are many non-financial
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Overall the costs outweighed the benefits because for the cots there is more that the employee/company can lose out on for example not being entitled to more salary (employee), having to train staff (company), having an unbalanced work load (employee) and being confused (employee). However the advantages are very limited and only specify mostly around learning new skills and experiences which is great thing to do but not enough to convince that job rotation is one of the bets non-financial methods of motivation.
Job enrichment means the company increases an employee’s amount of responsibility so it can benefit them so they learn new skills such as leadership skills, team working skills, organisation skills.
Advantages of job enrichment:
The advantages of job enrichment is that you feel more appreciated by the company and feel like you have trust between yourself and the company since they are letting you be responsible of more things. An example of more things that the company might make you responsible if doing the cash flows for the company every month.
Other advantage for job enrichment is that it can boost your confidence allowing you to do things out of your