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Received: 2018-03-10  |  Accepted: 2018-08-20  |  Published: 2018-09-30

Title

Destructive motivation of personnel: a case study of Russian commercial companies


Abstract

The article analyzes the results of an empirical study of the causes of destructive motivation of personnel in Russian commercial organizations. The study was conducted by questioning two hundred employees of commercial organizations in Moscow. The purpose of the research is to reveal the opinion of employees on the causes of destructive motivation of personnel and measures for their elimination. The empirical study revealed the influence of organizational factors on the existence of destructive personnel motivation in organizations, such as: labor organization; remuneration system, benefits and career management; control over the activities of employees; group communications and organizational culture. The study revealed the impact of personal characteristics of employees on destructive motivation. In the course of the survey, the degree of influence of various groups of reasons on the demotivation of employees in the studied commercial organizations was revealed, as well as on the micro-political motivation of employees. In the course of the questionnaire, assessments of the main forms of destructive behavior were obtained, which allowed for developing more detailed recommendations for limiting this negative phenomenon. The practical significance of the research is the results of an analysis of various factors of the internal environment of the organization and the personal characteristics of employees that are significant for the formation of destructive motivation of employees of Russian companies in a transitional economy.


Keywords

motivation, demotivation, destructive motivation, deviation, anomie, micro-political motivation, motivational policy, destructive motivation model


JEL classifications

M12 , M54 , M59


URI

http://jssidoi.org/jesi/article/219


DOI


Pages

253-267


Funding


This is an open access issue and all published articles are licensed under a
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Authors

Borisov, Alexander
Saint Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation https://spbu.ru
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Narozhnaia, Diana
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russian Federation http://www.msu.ru
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Tarando, Elena
Saint Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation https://spbu.ru
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Vorontsov, Alexey
Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation https://www.herzen.spb.ru
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Pruel, Nikolay
Saint Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation https://spbu.ru
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Nikiforova, Olga
Saint Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation https://spbu.ru
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Journal title

Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues

Volume

6


Number

1


Issue date

September 2018


Issue DOI


ISSN

ISSN 2345-0282 (online)


Publisher

VšĮ Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

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