Essay on Why Money Does Make The World Go Around

2292 Words Dec 11th, 2016 10 Pages
The unfortunate truth is that money does make the world go around. This is especially true in the work place. Workers have fought for equal pay for many years and have little to nothing to show for it. If a company doesn’t have adequate pay, then their employees will be less likely to perform to the company’s standards. When looking at Gravity Payments as a case study, it is possible to see how this is a two-sided argument on the correlation of salary and motivation. One side of the argument is stating that Gravity Payments owner, Dan Price, is a “hero” and is creating a path to revolutionize wage equality. However, the other side is arguing that Price is raising workers’ salaries who do not deserve it and who have lesser skills and qualifications than they do. Gravity Payments was founded in 2004 by Dan and Lucas Price. Price came up with the idea because of his job as a salesperson for a payment processing company. At this job he noticed that business owners were being charged too much by credit card companies and he wanted to find a solution to this problem. Motivation has many different forms and functions. These range from internal to external factors and emotional to physical. By observing how each type of motivation was used in each opposing side of the salary argument we can better understand how it greatly affects the workers and other businesses. There are multiple theory’s derived from motivation, one of them being natural versus rational. Natural versus…

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