SHER KAMAL (Department Of Business Administration); BAKHTIAR KHAN (Department Of Business Administration); MUHAMMAD BASHIR KHAN (Department of Public Administration); & ALI BAT KHAN (Department Of Economics, Gomal University, Dera Ismail Khan (NWFP) Pakistan)
In the study of human behavior, motivation is a basic psychological process, like perception and learning. On the other hand, it must be remembered that motivation should not be thought as the only explanation of behavior. Many people equate the causes of perception and learning, it is presented here as being a very important process in understanding behavior. It interacts with and acts in conjunction with other psychological process and personality. Motivation cannot be seen. All that can be seen is behavior.
Many believe that the key to improve performance and productivity in any area/endeavor is motivation rather than ability. The challenge for today management is to administer motivational programs and variables, which will encourage employees to improve their work performance.
Full Text: MOTIVATION AND ITS IMPACT ON JOB PERFORMANCE