Reward and Employee's Creativity: Case of Manufacturing Organization

Global Journal of Business and Social Science Review, Vol. 1(4) 2013. 10-17

8 Pages Posted: 18 Jul 2017 Last revised: 21 Jul 2017

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Ramita Abdul Rahim

Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)

Noor Azrin Mohammad Nasir

Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)

Marlita Mat Yusof

Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) - UiTM Puncak Alam

Nor Lela Ahmad

Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)

Date Written: October 15, 2013

Abstract

Objective – The main objective of this study is to investigate strategic reward systems that are intrinsic and extrinsic reward for employees. The rewards address four areas that consist of compensation, benefits, recognition and appreciation. This study discussed whether the reward system gives more benefit to the organization and employees such as improving the employee level of creativity or vice versa.

Methodology/Technique – This study is a correlational study where the researchers examined the relationship between reward system and employee’s creativity among administrative support personnel in the manufacturing industries. This study focused on five (5) selected manufacturing organization involved in electronic field located in Shah Alam Selangor. The total population is one hundred and sixty (160) staff.

Findings – The research findings show that rewards are contributing factors to the employees’ creativity or ideas among administrative support personnel in the manufacturing industries in Shah Alam. By providing employees with extrinsic rewards is relatively straightforward and usually built into performance and particularly useful in the short-term for creativity and motivating employees to work towards one specific organizational goal.

Novelty – The finding of this study would enhance understanding of the issues of reward system among employers in manufacturing organizations which can influence the effectiveness of employee creative. It also will be beneficial to the management in putting such efforts to increase employees’ creativity.

Type of Paper: Empirical.

Keywords: Extrinsic Reward; Intrinsic Reward; Employee Creativity; Manufacturing Organization

JEL Classification: M10, M12, M14, M19

Suggested Citation

Abdul Rahim, Ramita and Mohammad Nasir, Noor Azrin and Mat Yusof, Marlita and Ahmad, Nor Lela, Reward and Employee's Creativity: Case of Manufacturing Organization (October 15, 2013). Global Journal of Business and Social Science Review, Vol. 1(4) 2013. 10-17, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3001535

Ramita Abdul Rahim (Contact Author)

Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) ( email )

40450 Shah Alam
Johor
Dungun, Selangor 23000
Malaysia

Noor Azrin Mohammad Nasir

Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) ( email )

40450 Shah Alam
Johor
Dungun, Selangor 23000
Malaysia

Marlita Mat Yusof

Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) - UiTM Puncak Alam ( email )

UiTM Kampus Puncak Alam
Bandar Puncak Alam, Selangor 42300
Malaysia

Nor Lela Ahmad

Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) ( email )

40450 Shah Alam
Johor
Dungun, Selangor 23000
Malaysia

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