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Ethical Work Environments

Discuss the impact of employee motivation and those techniques to maximize employee contributions.
Describe the basic approaches to human resources planning.

A recent employee survey in your organization has shown a need for emphasizing ethics. Based on a couple of recent incidents employees are feeling less motivated which could result in reduced productivity and morale. You see the need to take a proactive approach on this issue, recognizing the need for ensuring an ethical work culture and maintaining high ethical standards.

What approach would you take in fostering an ethical work environment? What should be considered on the individual/employee level, and what should be considered from an organizational perspective?

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The impact of employee motivation in the workplace is that when an employee is motivated, their likelihood to increase productivity is also increased. When an employee is feeling appreciated, they are more likely to do a better job at performing their assigned duties. Furthermore, employee motivation is more likely to result in employees remaining in their jobs and less likely to want to change jobs.

"Employee incentive programs promote work place harmony, employee performance and most of all employee motivation. This is the key to long term benefits for your company. Motivated employees means staff retention and company loyalty, these are two things that will have a significant impact on the growth and development of your business.

Employee incentive programs work by offering rewards for outstanding performance, hard work or results. Employees who meet targets, go beyond the call of duty or simply do a good job are rewarded for their efforts. The rewards and incentives vary and can be as individual as the employees themselves. Employee ...

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This solution provides an explanation of the impact that employee motivation can have in maximizing contributions by employees. 652 words with sources linked.

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