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The Importance of Intrinsic Motivation of Employees in ensuring the success of a Restructuring process of an organisation.

Diffney, Fiona (2010) The Importance of Intrinsic Motivation of Employees in ensuring the success of a Restructuring process of an organisation. Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

This research project is titled 'The importance of intrinsic motivation of employees in ensuring the success of a restructuring process of an organisation.'
This report analyses the key variables responsible for intrinsic motivation of employees and shows how this can be linked to the successful implementation of a restructuring programme.
The current economic downturn is behind the rationale of this piece of research. Organisations are struggling to survive in these hard times. Downsizing and restructuring programmes are imperative for future survival. The current 'doom and gloom' is negatively affecting the nation's workforce in which employees fear pay cuts and job insecurity.
In addition, organisations can no longer afford to motivate employees through perks and benefits. Therefore, this research was stimulated and aims to show how intrinsic variables can be used to increase worker motivation and contribute to the success of a restructuring process.
This research was conducted within an Irish family-owned organisation which has recently completed an acquisition The research was collected through the use of qualitative data which involves the conduction of in-depth interviews. This research identified key variables that are responsible for the levels of the intrinsic motivation of employees. These include but are not limited to career progression, the work itself, recognition and relationships. This report outlines the variables that are strong contributing factors in ensuring high levels of motivation. In addition, the findings established a link between the intrinsic motivation and the success of a restructuring process.
The researcher also outlined some recommendations that will assist the organisation to maintain and improve the motivation of employees and also to use this motivation as a tool in overcoming future business imperatives.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Management of Change
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management > Performance Management > Motivation
Divisions: School of Business > Management Report M.A. Human Resource Management
Depositing User: SINEAD CORCORAN
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2011 10:46
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2012 08:59
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/489

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