American International Journal of Social Science

ISSN 2325-4149(Print), ISSN 2325-4165(Online) DIO: 10.30845/aijss

Work Motivation Differences between Public and Private Sector
Sadia Rashid, Uzma Rashid

Motivation is complex and multifaceted phenomenon. Work place motivation is an endless struggle for both employers and employees. The aim of this research was to identify and discuss the factors that influence employees’ motivation and major emphasis on the differences between public and private sector employees’ motivational constructs in the Banking Industry. A survey method was designed to collect data from 150 employees of public and private sector banks. Results indicated that employees’ motivation was affected by the several work related factors. Public sector employees were more motivated by work contents and experience more balance between work and family life, whereas, private sector employees are more motivated by financial rewards, career development opportunities, and supportive environment, as shown in the literature cited and proved by our results. Consequent to these results, recommendations to enhance employee work motivation were made.

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