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Title: The Work Values Impact on Employee Motivation in Information Technology Industry in Sri Lanka
Authors: Sanjaya Kumara, S.M.K
Keywords: Information Technology
Motivation
Impact on Employee
Sri Lanka
Issue Date: 10-Jul-2013
Series/Report no.: Msc/IM/;0002
Abstract: Today one of the major concerns of a company is employee motivation. Any organization consists with diverse types of people and they may differ with generation, gender, culture, religion etc. So that those people‟s expectations are always differ as they come with above different facts. Basically each employee has their own work values.The work values are beliefs about desirable actions and goals related to one‟s working life.Some of known work values are Job security, Economic return, Prestige, intellectual stimulation, altruism,variety, Surroundings, Achievements,Flexible,Management, and Creativity etc.But all of those different minded people have to work together for achieve one single goal of the company. The motivation of the employees is one of major facts for company performance and the management should know how to keep their employees‟ motivation consistency. This research has divided the work values into four main categories and theoretical framework was built on those categories against employee motivation. The identified categories are Comfort and Security, Professional growth, Personal growth, working environment. According to the result of the research, the author has identified five most preferred work values of employee in IT industry. A most preferred work value was “Economic return”. This work value was selected as their most preferred work value from 375 people out of 383 people. Other work values were “Security - Career stability”,” Way of Life”,” Surroundings”,” Associates”. Beside that this research has revealed the employee motivation is impacted with “Comfort & Security”, “Professional Growth”, “Personal Growth” and :Working Environment”
Description: Supervisor: Dr. Samantha Thelijjagoda
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/47
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