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The effects of human resource practices, supervisor support and empowerment on employee motivation

Muhammad Samsul Izzuddin, Said (2015) The effects of human resource practices, supervisor support and empowerment on employee motivation. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Employee motivation is the vital contributors to organizational success and continues to sustain the employee morale and employee retention. The main objective of this study is to identify the direct relationship between employee motivation with human resource practices, supervisor support and employee
empowerment. The big of four dimensions of human resources practices are recruitment and hiring, training and development, benefit and compensation, and evaluation. To attain the objective, the quantitative method was used and data were collected through questionnaires among operational staff in the hotel industry in Alor Setar, Kedah. A total of 182 questionnaires were distributed and only 125 questionnaires returned which constituted 68.68% response rate and all returned questionnaire is completed. Thus, all questionnaires (68.68%) were coded for analysis. The results revealed that human resource practices dimension of (recruitment and hiring), (training and development) and supervisor support have a relationship with employee motivation. Recruitment and hiring,
recruitment and development and supervisor support is scored highest. It showed this variable is influences employee motivation most compared to others variable. However, a great stresses should to be taken by the organization
evaluate employee motivation. This will bring a huge impact to employee to perform greatly and satisfied to remain in the company. Employee motivation to remain also could reduce the company budget to new recruitment and training as last employee skill and knowledge

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Supervisor : Othman, Noraini
Item ID: 5125
Uncontrolled Keywords: employee motivation, perceived supervisor support, employee empowerment, hospitality industry
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor. > HD28-70 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Date Deposited: 02 Nov 2015 08:26
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2021 07:56
Department: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Name: Othman, Noraini
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/5125

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