2009 | nr 4 | 55-69
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Motivational perception of superiors and subordinates - the case of Malaysia

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Percepcja motywacyjna przełożonych i podwładnych -przypadek Malezji
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Human resources have become increasingly important as they can determine the success or failure of a company. As such, managers need to pay attention to the motivation of their employees. The puipose of this paper is to determine the motivational perceptions between the Malaysian managers and their employees. The study was conducted on 104 Malaysian managers and employees from 40 companies in the manufacturing and financial service industry. The results of the study indicated there were significant differences between the perceptions of the managers and their employees on what motivated the employees. The study also found that employees were more motivated by intrinsic rather than extrinsic motivators. The theoretical and managerial implications of the results are also discussed.
Zasoby ludzkie stają się coraz bardziej znaczące, ponieważ decydują o sukcesie lub porażce przedsiębiorstwa. Dlatego też menadżerowie coraz większą uwagę zwracają na kwestię motywacji swoich pracowników. Celem niniejszego artykułu jest określenie percepcji motywacyjnych malezyjskich menadżerów i ich podwładnych. Badanie zostało przeprowadzone w Malezji na 104 menadżerach i pracownikach 40 firm działających w sektorze produkcyjnym i usług finansowych. Wyniki badań wskazują na istotne różnice w postrzeganiu przez kierowników i ich podwładnych, tego, co ich motywuje. Badania wskazały również, że pracownicy byli w większym stopniu motywowani przez czynniki o charakterze wewnętrznym niż zewnętrzne motywatory. Ponadto, w opracowaniu poddanoo dyskusji implikacje teoretyczne i zarządcze.
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