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Feeling valued is the best motivation: Perks and pay incentives cannot beat feeling needed

Human Resource Management International Digest

ISSN: 0967-0734

Article publication date: 25 April 2008




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Employees who work hard, produce results and provide excellent customer service are just what every employer wants. But what motivates employees to treat their jobs as more than just a daily grind that pays the rent and buys the groceries? If employers could only answer that question accurately they would be well on the way to creating the confident, committed workforce that is every HR officer's dream

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(2008), "Feeling valued is the best motivation: Perks and pay incentives cannot beat feeling needed", Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 16 No. 3, pp. 28-31.



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