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IJSTR >> Volume 3- Issue 12, December 2014 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616



Role Of Administrative Leadership In Influencing Employee Motivation

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AUTHOR(S)

Shreekant Saraf, Kartiki Saraf

 

KEYWORDS

Index Terms: Motivation, Job Satisfaction, drive, employee engagement, career management, professional success, economic man.

 

ABSTRACT

Abstract: Drive, engagement, and passion are more important than one’s talent for professional success. This is how David Maister sees the idea of professionalism. In his article “Are You Having Fun Yet?” (Maister, 2007) the author practically worships the idea of importance of loving what you do instead of forcing yourself to do it. He also finds the difference between the job and career. This is, to David Maister’s opinion, the starting point for changing tiresome and exhaustion from work into satisfaction. Nowadays, we live in the globalized world of information and technology where the competition is intense and there is an ever-growing pressure on organizations and workforces to deliver continuous improvement in products, systems and processes. In this constantly demanding world, it is really questionable whether a persistent employee motivation is possible at all, and whether one may ever enjoy what he is doing. More intriguing part is that employee motivation does not directly relate to any single aspect of the job viz. job type, income, position or industry. Highly paid lawyers and investment bankers seem to be no happier than dustmen or orderlies. As the job satisfaction numbers are in consistent decline during the past two decades (Gibbons, 2010), employers in today’s world are facing a clear and present issue – what can the administrative leadership do to keep employees motivated, engaged and happy.

 

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