Articles by Keyword: Employee Motivation

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  1. People performance enablers in relation to employees’ psychological attachment to the organisation

    People performance enablers in relation to employees’ psychological attachment to the organisation

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the relationship between a set of people performance enablers and psychological attachment behavioural states in a variety of South African work settings. The sample (N = 582) comprised mostly males (69%) and black Africans from organisations in the manufacturing...
  2. Employees, sustainability and motivation: Increasing employee engagement by addressing sustainability and corporate social responsibility

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal:
    An increasing number of academic studies indicate that we as humans are exploiting the planet earth to an extent that is no longer bearable. Put differently, we are actively destroying our very own basis of existence, especially considering the generations...
  3. Employees, sustainability and motivation: Increasing employee engagement by addressing sustainability and corporate social responsibility

    Employees, sustainability and motivation: Increasing employee engagement by addressing sustainability and corporate social responsibility

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Research in Hospitality Management
    An increasing number of academic studies indicate that we as humans are exploiting the planet earth to an extent that is no longer bearable. Put differently, we are actively destroying our very own basis of existence, especially considering the generations...
  4. Return to Africa to <em>Mine</em> an African Understanding of Employee Motivation <em>in</em> Africa: <em>Sankofa</em>

    Return to Africa to <em>Mine</em> an African Understanding of Employee Motivation <em>in</em> Africa: <em>Sankofa</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    Over the last 80 years commendable advances have been made in the field of employee motivation by scholars who have carried out research, developed theory and put forward tools for application. This paper argues that given the importance of work...
  5. Workers in the luxury hospitality industry and motivation – the influence of gender, age and departments<xref ref-type="fn" rid="FN0001"/>

    Workers in the luxury hospitality industry and motivation – the influence of gender, age and departments<xref ref-type="fn" rid="FN0001"/>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Research in Hospitality Management
    This research was conducted to find out whether demographics such as age, gender and working within different departments have an influence on the motivational factors of workers in the luxury hospitality industry. Questionnaires were filled out by 39 employees from...
  6. Predicting staff retention from employee motivation and job satisfaction

    Predicting staff retention from employee motivation and job satisfaction

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the role of employee motivation and job satisfaction as predictors of staff retention in a foreign exchange bank. Participants were 341 employees of a South African foreign exchange bank division (female = 62.8%; black = 31.1%; managers = 37%, mean years of experience = 10...
  7. Delinquent Adolescents' Regrettable Behaviours and Parental Engagement: A Cross-cultural Comparison

    Delinquent Adolescents' Regrettable Behaviours and Parental Engagement: A Cross-cultural Comparison

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    We examined delinquents' involvement in regrettable behaviours, their meaning-making processes and parental engagement in preventing these behaviours. After reviewing court-record data for 109 males and females of African descent (50 South African and 50 American youth) for data on delinquency,...
  8. Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy in Low Socioeconomic Status Community Sample

    Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy in Low Socioeconomic Status Community Sample

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study reports on antiretroviral treatment adherence in a KwaZulu-Natal sample with a follow-up period of 20 months. Participants were 498 predominatly Black females living with HIV and AIDS. Four-hundred and ninety-six of the participants (91.6%) were found to be...
  9. Measuring Readiness and Success at a Higher Education Institution

    Measuring Readiness and Success at a Higher Education Institution

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated readiness as a correlate of academic success among beginning university students. A total of 829 first-time entering students from a large business sciences faculty were participants (males = 319, females = 510, mean age = 19, SD...
  10. The Factor Structure and Reliability of a Six-Item Sense of Coherence Measure

    The Factor Structure and Reliability of a Six-Item Sense of Coherence Measure

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated the factor structure and reliability of a six-item sense of coherence (SOC) measure. Participants were a South African white collar employee sample (n=7185) purposively selected from over 300 different companies across various business sectors. The sample constituted...