The Effects Of Job Motivation And Job Satisfaction On Job Performance Among Bank Employees

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Study conducted at Texas State University by Gary Jon Springer to analyse the effects of job motivation and job satisfaction on job performance among bank employees also revealed intersting facts regarding motivation to enhance productivity among employees. Other factors which influence performance of employees including gender, salary and stress level were also studied. Banking sector has been witnessing high turnover and low motivation due to low pay, job satisfaction and high stress level. Based on their online availablity, 750 employees from various banks throughout the United States were randomly selected and enrolled in the study and 10% employees among the chosen pool were surveyed. It has been found that managers in banking industry uses various methods based on Maslow’s hierarchy of needs theory and Equity theory to increasing job motivation among employees. Research suggested the need of more contemporary methods like self efficacy, goal setting theory and role conflict theories for promoting motivation and job satisfaction in banking sector employees. Study emphasized that personal goals of employees should correlate with organizational goals to improve higher level needs of employees based on Maslow 's needs theory.
Based on the Equity theory of motivation, Managers should take measures like conducting periodic job satisfaction surveys, regular training to managers and supervisors and allowing employees to grade their superiors to satisfy the…

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