publication . Doctoral thesis . 2014

Motivation patterns of a sample of African workers employed at a colliery in Mpumalanga

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  • Published: 19 May 2014
  • Country: South Africa
Abstract
M.Phil. (Labour Law and Employment Relations) The purpose of this study is to determine the work motivation pattern of African workers and the factors that motivate them In the workplace. The research was carried out within the framework of the Herzberg Motivation-Hygiene Theory. The research was conducted within the coal mining industry. The data was collected by means ofa TIMS Attitude Survey questionnaire and review of secondary data relevant to the research. The research results indicated that a sample of African mine workers was largely motivated by the wages, Company Policy and Administration, achievement, recognition for achievement but was demotivated by...
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free text keywords: Employee motivation, Employees - Attitudes, Job satisfaction
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