presents literature on employee motivation incentives and evaluates their impact
on organizational productivity. The article aims at explicitly highlighting the
effect of incentives on different elements that influence organizational productivity.
A qualitative analysis of literature was employed to consolidate literature that
informed the study. The findings indicate that incentivizing the organization's
activities undertaken by human resources helps in improving organizational productivity.
The results showed that incentives increase productivity by enhancing the following
elements; employee work performance, employee engagement, innovation and creativity,
organizational commitment and job satisfaction. This finding will provide useful
information to organizations when designing incentive schemes and analysing their
functions and general impact.
Keywords: Employee motivation, incentives,
organizational productivity, motivators.
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