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Title: Compensation and employee motivation in an organization: a case study of war child, Holland, Gulu District
Authors: Francis, Komakech
Keywords: Compensation
Gulu District
Issue Date: Nov-2012
Publisher: Kampala International University.College of Economics and Management
Abstract: The study was conducted in order to investigate the effects of compensation on employee's motivation in war child Holland Uganda. The study sought to establish the effect of benefits on motivation of employees in War Child Holland, to examine the effect to pay on motivation of employees in War Child Holland, to establish the relationship between incentives and motivation of employees in War Child Holland. The literature review was conducted with the aim of establishing and shading more light the effects of compensation on employee's motivation. Different authors clearly agreed that, Motivation is a determinant of perfonnance: however motivation is not synonymous with performance. Motivation does not wholly account for better performance but it is an imp01iant factor on bringing it about (Raymond et al 2004). Organizations that strive to meet the need of the employees reaps ce1iain benefits. Maslow' s theory provides guidance with respect to the needs that employees are motivated to achieve. The study used an exploratory methodology in collecting the necessary data which included questionnaires and interview methods of data collection. The data was tabulated and then analyzed in order to draw inference from the data collected. The information collected from the respondents through questionnaires and interview guide questions were used in order to answer the objectives of the study. More so, the study contained the summary of the findings, conclusions, recommendation. Various findings have been obtained from chapter four where clear and satisfactory conclusions and recommendations have been made on the basis of the research objective stipulated in chapter one. It was evident from the findings that there is a close relationship between motivation and employee performance. Conclusively therefore, it was found out that organizations can not prosper if compensation, motivation and employee performance are not catered for as important elements in an organization. The study further noted that the standards of living among the employees had improved as a result of increased productivity brought about by employee motivation.
Description: Research report submitted to the College of Applied Economics and Management Science in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of the degree of bachelor of Human Resource Management of Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource

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