Non-Monetary Incentives and Employee Motivation of Non-Governmental Medical Organizations in Port Harcourt, Nigeria (Published)
The study investigated the relationship between non-monetary incentives and motivation of non-governmental medical organizations in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. The unit of analysis was at the individual level. The study employed cross sectional survey method for social research and primary data were collected using self-administered questionnaire. A total of sixty one (61) employees from two (2) Non-governmental medical organizations in Port Harcourt formed the study population and sample size. However fifty eight (58) copies of the questionnaire were retrieved from respondents and forty one (41) were found useful and were utilized for data analysis. In order to ascertain the reliability test of the instruments, the Cronbach’s Alpha value of 0.7 was used as a minimum bench mark; the data analyses were aided by the use of Statistical Package for Social Sciences version 23. Descriptive statistics and the Spearman rank order correlation were used for data analysis and hypothesis testing. Empirical findings revealed that there is a positive significant relationship between non-monetary incentives and employee motivation of non-governmental medical organizations in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. The study thus concluded that non-monetary incentives have a positive and significant influence on employee motivation of non-governmental medical organizations in Port Harcourt. The study recommends that non-governmental medical organizations in Port Harcourt should be keen on implementing non-monetary incentives and improvements should be made on recognizing employees.
Keywords: Employee Motivation, Training, employee achievement, employee growth, the work itself