Research Journal of Applied Sciences

Year: 2017
Volume: 12
Issue: 2
Page No. 117 - 124

Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation: An Empirical Tale of Employees Look in a Job

Authors : Zafrul Allam

Abstract: The present research aimed to examine the level of degree of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation among employees. The sample comprises of 102 employees selected randomly from various organizations in the Riyadh and Al-Kharj Region of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and employees were given intrinsic and extrinsic motivation scale to provide their responses. Descriptive statistics, rank order and graphical presentation were used to explain the findings. The results revealed that adequate salary has given first priority by females, married and academic employees, respectively working in the Kingdom, respect and recognition has given first priority by males, unmarried, non-academic, national and international employees, respectively, least priority regarded to restricted hours of work by females, males, international and academic groups of employees and interestingly few factors were observed commonly among various groups of the employees. Limitation of the investigation and recommendations are discoursed.

How to cite this article:

Zafrul Allam , 2017. Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation: An Empirical Tale of Employees Look in a Job. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, 12: 117-124.

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