Employee Development: Motivation is the key to success
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Human nature can be very simple, yet very complex too. An understanding and appreciation of this is a prerequisite to effective people motivation in both workplace and elsewhere and therefore effective management and leadership. Employee motivation is the major part of employee development. Effective motivation enhances the employees’ intrinsic sense of accomplishment, contribution, involvement, and satisfaction. A number of techniques have been discussed to develop the motivation of employees. As a guideline, there are broadly several strategies for motivation: ambition, need achievement, money, base rewards on job performance, job environment, job enlargement, interpersonal relations, recruitment procedure, training and organizational development etc. The selection of any of these measures for motivational development emphasizes on the nature of the employee to be motivated, type of task to be gained and extent of satisfying employees needs considered in any organization. Apart from the benefit and moral value of an altruistic approach to treating employees as human beings in all its form, research and observations show that well motivated employees are more productive and creative. The purpose of this article is to focus on employee development (ED) practices through employees’ motivation for organizational development.