• S.K. Srivastava Professor of Psychology Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar (UK-India)
  • Kailash Chandra Barmola Ph.D. Student in Psychology Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar (UK-India)
Keywords: Motivation, Productivity


This paper explores the role of motivation in higher productivity. There is a
general believe that man has the natural tendency to be lazy with regards to
work and he is being forced by circumstances to work. According to some
scientists, motivation is a need and organization is making great use of every
facility in human works to achieve motivation. Productivity means the rate
of power to produce, but productivity from the management or economic
point of view is the ratio of what is produced to what is required to produce
it. This study is therefore designed to find out the link between the extent to
which various motivation strategies encourage the workers to improve their
job commitment and increase their productive capacity. It is examined
through the origin and evolution of related studies. On the other hand, it also
offers information relative to the influences perceived and detected in these
developments. This paper presents totally, a concepts based findings. These
data allow us to offer an approximated picture of the motivation in higher
productivity. Research suggests that individuals are motivated to perform
well when the work is meaningful and individuals believe they have
responsibility for the outcomes of their assigned tasks. It is recommended
that, an organizational movement should be away from the current merit pay
reward system to an organizational structure that promotes challenges and
accomplishments, creates organizational learning opportunities, utilizes
group incentives as well as individual incentives, rethinks job design, uses
positive reinforcement and promotes healthy work environments.

How to Cite
S.K. Srivastava, & Kailash Chandra Barmola. (2020). ROLE OF MOTIVATION IN HIGHER PRODUCTIVITY. Management Insight, 7(1), 63-82. Retrieved from