Paid by performance – A study about factors of motivation and risk acceptance

To make a person work for the same goals as the corporation, the management has to appeal to the individual worker’s needs and factors of motivation. To overbuild current differences between individual and company aims, incentive systems are created. These may have different formulations, and rewards given can take many forms according to individuals’ motivating …

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Motivation Mechanism for Chinese Public Departments

The problem is that there is a lack of an academically reliable motivation theory originating from public organizations. However, there are motivation theories that have been tested on a variety of organizations. The fact that many public organizations have performance problems indicates that there is a need for a motivation theory which is applicable to public organization.

How Culture and Motivation Interacts?: – A Cross-Cultural Study

Motivating employees is essential for any organization aspiring to succeed. However, the process of motivating is not straightforward due to the diversity of individual’s needs. The task has been made even more difficult by the fact that personalized needs have altered in recent years. For instance, in many circumstances financial compensation is not considered as the main motivational factor of employees.

Cross-Cultural Training of Expatriates: A Case Study of Ericsson

Adjustment to a new culture is a slow and step-wise process, which can be facilitated by cross-cultural training. First, a comprehensive review of current theories about cross-cultural adjustment and different training techniques is presented. Then, the study looks at the preparation and training of expatriates at Ericsson in relation to these theories. In-depth interviews with …

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How does culture influence communication in multicultural teams in China and India

With the increasing trend of globalization, the impact of globalization has lead to a fast changing environment the boundaries for business is diminishing day by day so is the movement of people between different countries and cultures. The requirements of multinational organizations like expansion plans in international market has continuingly increased the need to understand …

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Effective Leadership in Cross-Cultural Teams

There is a lack of universally applicable team leadership models for cross-cultural work teams. The research on cross-cultural team leadership has mostly been conducted with an ethnocentric or culturally comparative approach. Therefore, the purpose of this study has been to discover a universal leadership theory, leading to high cross-cultural team performance.This dissertation describes the prior …

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Reward & Recognition Strategies: A case study of GE Healthcare

In a world characterized by increased global competition, and a rapidly changing business environment, companies and organization are forced to continuously reevaluate how they work. Since the first systematic studies of manual labor began during the last century, the focus have changed from a strict control of employees toward looser organizations, increased globalization, and the …

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The Change Process: When resistance is easier to prevent than to cure

Background: Strategic changes are often carried out with good intentions, but managers and subordinates may assess the change differently. Consequently, subordinates start to resist the change. Purpose: The purpose of this thesis is to explore the internal resistance, which often is a consequence of strategic changes. We aim to draw conclusions based on the employees’ …

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Assessing the role of work Motivation on Employee Performance

The main purpose of this study was to” assess the role of work motivation on employee performance”. This study in an assessment of this purpose used deductive approach in which a qualitative survey was carried out among students at of Umeå Business School (USBE) who are assumed to be future employees .The survey was intended …

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