Essay on Motivation Chinese Employees

763 Words Jul 21st, 2015 4 Pages
1. Discuss at least 3 valuable incentives MNCs could offer potential and current Chinese employees (1-2 paragraphs)

According to the text book motivation is a “psychological process through which unsatisfied wants or needs lead to drives that are aimed at goal or incentives”. So to answer this question it is necessary think about this factors who drives people in china being better motivated. According to a research conducted by IBM China in 2005, the top three valuable incentives that motivated Chinese are “Achievement”, “Responsibility” and “Passion for the job”. Surprisingly, monetary or material reward was ranked in the end of a long list of factors according to the research.
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According to the text book there is three commonly recognized styles of leadership, they are the “Authoritarian”, “Paternalistic” and “Participative”. After read them all and also thinking about how Chinese culture will respond for each of this types of leadership I would say that the “Paternalistic” leadership style is the more appropriate when leading in China. Also according to the book studies have shown that paternalistic leadership is still a common leadership approach in China.
The paternalistic leadership approach uses of work-centered behavior coupled with a protective employee-centered concern, what mean that while the employee are completing his tasks the employers will guarantee that all employee’s need be satisfied. With this approach it is possible to provide harmony in the work environmental, there is in this approach a bigger sense of collectivism where the employee helps the company and the company helps employee and this way, with the functions of all parts the company can grow up, there is a formal hierarchy, there is also a sense of friendship between employer and employee and all of this are characteristics match with Chinese culture, making this approach a better appropriate approach when leading Chinese employees.

3. Do you think that financial incentives are more influential in

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