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For Love or Money? Motivating Workers

Saima Naeem and Asad Zaman

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Abstract: An analysis of the ability of employers to provide care and attention as a way to motivate their employees is done. Workers not only compare their wages, as pointed out in previous literature, but also compare the socio-emotional resources provided by their employer. This provides important evidence against one-dimensional comparisons of relative wages relevant to worker productivity. [PIDE Working Papers]. URL:[http://www.pide.org.pk/pdf/Working%20Paper/WorkingPaper-90.pdf].

Keywords: money; workers; Regression; wage; Appreciation; Recognition; Symbolic Gift Exchange; Wage Comparisons; productivity; employees; labour supply (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2013-08
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