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Impact of Financial Motivation on Job Satisfaction in Ireland's Retail Sector

Olagbaye, Abdul-Ahmed Olajide (2020) Impact of Financial Motivation on Job Satisfaction in Ireland's Retail Sector. Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

Motivation is the management approach to stimulate employees towards job engagement and job satisfaction. However, management stimulates employees through financial and nonfinancial motivation practices to support the physiological and financial needs that have direct linked to the job satisfaction. Over the years, motivation has received valuable attentions from researchers all over because of its relevance to job satisfaction. However, there hasn’t been a lot of work done in linking financial motivation to job satisfaction in the Ireland’s retail sector. This concept forms the basis of this study, which aims to investigate the impact of financial motivation on job satisfaction in Ireland's Retail sector. The methodology employed in the study was quantitative method (survey research design) through gathering of primary data, in which analysis was carried out using tables, charts, percentages and the hypotheses tried with the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS). This body of work hereby established that all for investigated objectives of this study has been fulfilled and the study accepts all alternative hypothesis and rejects the null hypothesis. It is on this note that the study settles that financial motivation impacts on the level of job satisfaction, financial reward motivate employees to reach goals and objectives within the organization, financial and nonfinancial incentives play an equal role in making one attain job satisfaction, financial motivation comes ahead of non-financial motivation in terms of job satisfaction, money is the most important form of motivation in job and that employees would leave to another organization with better non-financial forms of motivation.

Key words: Motivation, Financial Motivation, Job Satisfaction, Employee performance and Organization performance.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management > Performance Management > Motivation
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Issues of Labour and Work > Quality of Work Life / Job Satisfaction
Divisions: School of Business > Master of Arts in Human Resource Management
Depositing User: Dan English
Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2021 13:34
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2021 13:34
URI: http://norma.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/4625

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