This paper examines the issue of employee motivation, citing experts such as Jack Welch and Peter Drucker. Includes a review of the literature on the subject to extract essential principles and insights.
Riordan Alternative Solutions
This paper provides generic benchmarking of Riordan's employee motivation and compensation issues, using General Mills and Continental Airlines as benchmarks.
Money as a Motivator
This paper summarizes ten articles that discuss money as a motivator, with some advocating that it is the best motivator and others that it is not.
Motivational theories in the workplace. Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs and McClelland's Acquired Needs Theory are applied to a fictitious manufacturing firm. Argues that both theories are applicable, but that an assumption that worker goals correspond directly to functional divisions of the firm is simplistic.
Reward Systems and Employee Performance
This is a large paper on employee performance, on theories of employee motivation, and their practical application to the Walt Disney Company and its subsidiaries. The company's four business segments. The company's approach to employee performance and rewards system.
This paper examines the ways that individuals are motivated in the workplace. Specifically it examines the top ten ways that workers can be motivated including psychosociological factors.
Coca-Cola Employee Motivation
This paper provides a motivational profile of the Coca-Cola Company, identifying the methods it uses to motivate employees, such as selection, internal branding, teambonding. Impact of motivating employees on the company's bottom line.
Theories of Motivation
Examines two artciles that exlpore and compare various theories of motivation. Focuses on Maslow's needs theory, Vroom's expectancy theory and McGregor's Theory X and Y.