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.

A middle manager’s dilemma in mergers: a multiple case study

Existing theories regarding mergers and acquisitions mainly focus on either strategic issues that the top management has to deal with or how the employees in an organization deal with the uncertain environment when a change get implemented. The majority of theories do not even mention one of the key actors during a merge; the middle …

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Can Multinational Groups be Effective? The Influence of Leadership and Corporate Culture

In this paper a model focusing on how to build an effective multinational group (MNGs) is presented. The interrelated roles of national cultures, corporate culture and leadership on acculturation processes are highlighted. Because national cultures are very ‘sticky’ and have a strong influence on behaviour of people, highly effective MNGs are hard to compose. And …

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Cooperation, Corporate Culture and Incentive Intensity

We develop a theory of the firm in which the willingness of workers to cooperate with each other plays a central role. What motivates “organizational” man? For economists the answer is individual self-interest and the system of incentives that comprise the internal organization of the firm. In contrast, researchers in organizational behavior take a much …

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Organizational Culture Impacts Performance

The top management of every company is proactively involved in the process of developing the right organization culture. It is not just the responsibility of the human resource department. And why not, after all the corporate culture has a major impact on employee morale and productivity. There are however many companies who view their corporate …

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