The Effects of Human Resource Management Practices on Employees' Motivation and Retention.

11 Pages Posted: 12 Mar 2014

Date Written: March 10, 2014

Abstract

This paper addresses the issue of human resources motivation which is considered one of the most important ways for a sustainable organizational development. Motivation is one of the most important concepts in HRD in most organizations, it is common to hear the refrain that a particular employee is not motivated and hence his or her performance has taken a backseat. This is the reason companies spend humungous amounts of money in arranging for training sessions and recreational events to motivate the employees. Motivation can be understood as the desire or drive that an individual has to get the work done. For instance, when faced with a task, it is the motivation to accomplish it that determines whether a particular individual would complete the task according to the requirements or not.

Keywords: Employee motivation, Human Resource Management, motivational factors, Job performance & Organizational performance.

JEL Classification: D23

Suggested Citation

Al-Khaled, Dr. Akram, The Effects of Human Resource Management Practices on Employees' Motivation and Retention. (March 10, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2407263 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2407263
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