They've got a job! What more could they want?

Woodruffe, Charles
September 2005
Management Services;Autumn2005, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p24
Academic Journal
This article discusses the importance of employee motivation in improving job performance and retention rates. There are still some chief executives and managing directors who think their employees will be motivated to give a great performance simply because the company has hired them. Because of the strong competition among employers for talented people in the market, employers need to understand that the training and development they extend to all their employees will not only make employees more able and more valuable, but will also act as a powerful incentive for them to stay. Employees know they are expected to work hard, but an employer who shows sensitivity to work-life balance issues is very likely to outscore one who does not.


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