for staff motivation has been questioned by many scholars, the goal of
achieving a realistic utilization of human resource has remained unattainable
in some organizations.
has been proposed that the reward that a person receives from his performance
directly affects his job
satisfaction. Jobs are highly
specialized and standardized when they are designed according to the principles
of scientific management. This research
is concerned with an Assessment of Staff Motivation as Panacea for improved
organizational productivity in LASACO ASSURANCE PLC, Lagos.
The data for this study were collected through personal interview,
discussion and use of questionnaire from the employees of LASACO ASSURANCE PLC
in its head office, Lagos. Chi-square statistical method was used to
test the hypotheses formulated.
findings revealed that improved staff welfare, provision of adequate materials,
training and development will help to improve productivity of employees.
of labour, good management working relation and fair dealing will also assist
in attaining efficient productivity.
Hence, in other
to attain a lofty staff motivation as panacea to improve organization
productivity it was recommended that the remunerations of workers should be
upgraded to make the work attractive and competitive with other organizations
that operate in the same sector as LASACO.
Also, the management and all other stake-holders involved in the
motivation Schemes of LASACO ASSURANCE PLC workers should keep abreast with the
latest research findings so as to apply them to motivate their workers in
compliance with international best practice.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
1.1 Background of the research work
1.2 Statement of the problem
1.3 Objective of the study
1.4 Significance of the study
1.5 Research question'
1.8 Scope and limitation of the work
1.9 Outline of the chapter
1.10 Definition of terms
TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW
2.1 The meaning of motivation
2.2 Theories of motivation
2.3 Need satisfaction and non-satisfaction
2.4 The significance of understanding human
2.5 Job satisfaction
2.6 Pre-requisites to link performance and
of motivation on the productivity of the organization as well as that of the employee
CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3.1 Nature of research method
3.3 Data sources (Primary and secondary source)
3.4 Population sample/sample design
3.5 Sampling procedure
3.6 Validity and reliability of the instruments
3.7 Method of data presentation and analysis
CHAPTER FOUR: DATA ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION
4.1 Presentation of data
4.2 Data analysis and results
4.3 Analysis of individual questionnaire
4.4 Testing of hypothesis and discussion of
FIVE: SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION
In any organization there are four major factors of
production which include man (human resource), machine, raw material and money.
Human resources play the vital role of coordinating all other factors of
production in order to bring about an increase in output.
Human resource is the process of grouping people into various activities
in an organization and systematically coordinating the task of harnessing
machines, material and money resources needed to bring about desired output. It is different from organization which is a
social entity where individuals interact to achieve a specific goal and
relation that, or intends to be rationally co-ordinated, directed and controlled , on a continuous basis through