Received: 2017-03-18  |  Accepted: 2017-09-25

Title

The role of leadership in motivating employees in a trading company


Abstract

Effective employee motivation needs leaders who are able to formulate visions of incentive programs and who have positive influence on employees. Leaders are able to analyse the environment regarding the level of motivation, barriers to motivation and are able to develop an effective motivation system. A motivation system refers to a system illustrating basic motives, motivation preferences, intentions and priorities, incentives being applied and their effects. The authors of the paper attempt to assess the level of employee motivation in a trading company and its relation to work performance. The research was conducted in the months of September – December 2016 and 213 respondents were asked to fill out the questionnaire. A Pareto chart was used illustrate the research results.


Keywords

motivation, work performance, leader, managing work, system of motivation, motivation strategy


JEL classifications

M51


URI

http://jssidoi.org/jssi/papers/papers/view/266


DOI

10.9770/jssi.2017.7.2(6)

Authors

Grenčiková, Adriana
Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín
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Guščinskienė, Jūratė
General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania
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Španková, Jana
Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín
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Title

Journal of Security and Sustainability Issues


Issue date

2017


ISSN

ISSN 2029-7017 (print)
ISSN 2029-7025 (online)

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