Management Theory and Studies for Rural Business and Infrastructure Development, Volume 36, Number 3

Organizational culture strengthening and employee motivation improvement

Violeta Grublienė, Audronė Urbonaitė

Abstract

Increasing competition as well as drastic and rapid changes within the market encourage the organizations to shift their focus to efficient operation at minimal expense. Organizations willing to become successful need to inspire their employees to work responsibility, demonstrate initiative and actively participate. The objective of this research is to identify the correlating factors of organizational culture and employee‘s motivation and anticipate the actions aimed at organizational culture strengthening and employee motivation improvement. To achieve this objective sources of scientific literature have been analysed and summarised and employees of two industrial companies have been surveyed. Goals of the research: to determine correlation between organizational culture and motivation and to create a correlation scheme; to identify employees’ attitudes towards organizational culture and to evaluate the impact of organizational culture on employees’ motivation; to anticipate the actions aimed at organizational culture strengthening and employee motivation improvement. On the grounds of the research results main factors determining correlation between organizational culture and motivation were identified and importance of congruence of employeesʼ and organization‘s values has been substantiated.

JEL codes: M1, M5.

Keyword(s): congruence, motivation, organizational culture, values


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15544/mts.2014.047

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