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Takhir Bazarov1, Alexey Karpov2
  • 1 Moscow State Lomonosov University, , 11, Build. 9, Mokhovaya Str., 125009, Moscow, Russia.
  • 2 OOO “NPF "Materia Medica Holding”, 129272, Trifonovskaya st., 47, bld. 1, Moscow, Russia

The factors of labour motivation of a modern employee (the example of pharmaceutical company)

2020. Vol. 10. No. 1. P. 106–120 [issue contents]
Purpose. The article considers the problem of labor motivation, provides a brief overview of theoretical approaches, emphasizes the high role of knowledge and understanding of the structure of employee motivation by the head of organization and their impact on the effectiveness. The problem of the lack of a unified concept of labour motivation despite of a high diversity of theories and practices is discussed. Findings. The results of a research of 951 employees of a large pharmaceutical company about their attitude to the work are presented. The goal of this study was the definition of companyspecific characteristics that influence employee engagement and the research of universal patterns of motivation of today’s workers. According to the study, analysis of conducted focus groups, the existence of 6 main factors of motivation is proven: Financial reward, Working conditions, Staff, Chief, Job content and Development opportunities, as well as four needs: Stability, Achievement, Mission, and Status. On the basis of their combination the structure of labor motivation has been formulated, based on the principal motives of modern employee. It is supposed that the degree of satisfaction of each motive affects productivity. New studies should be made to research the effect of each motive on the engagement and performance of employees. Value of results. This research can serve as the basis for further study of the structure of labor motivation and the investigation of the relationship of labor motives with employee engagement and the ways to increase labor productivity.

Citation: Bazarov T., Karpov A. (2020) Faktory trudovoy motivatsii sovremennogo rabotnika (na primere rossiyskoy farmatsevticheskoy kompanii) [The factors of labour motivation of a modern employee (the example of pharmaceutical company)]. Organizacionnaâ psihologiâ (Organizational Psychology), vol. 10, no 1, pp. 106-120 (in Russian)
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