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Effect of basic motivational factors on construction workforce productivity in Pakistan

Show simple item record Khan, AR Umer, M Khan, SM 2013-11-26T20:07:02Z 2013-11-26T20:07:02Z 2013-11-27
dc.description.abstract Human resource management is of strategic importance when it comes to industries that are labor intensive like construction industry. The effective management of human resource is the key towards achieving the higher construction workforce productivity thus accomplishing the construction projects within their predefined limits. The bond between motivation and productivity is widely accepted and of high significance as well. The relationship between motivation and productivity can be summarized as that productivity is directly linked to motivation, and motivation is, in turn, dependent on productivity. Suitable motivation of labor can be hypothesized as a key contributor to maximizing workers’ productivity Kazaz et al (2008. Workers need motivation just as equipments need fuel and operators. Motivation is a process which activates productivity. In order to effectively manage the human resources and to make sure that workforce is productive enough; it is necessary to understand those factors which have edge over others for motivating the construction workforce. In this study, the potential of organizational and economic factors will be studied for motivating employees. Data will be collected by the questionnaire. Relative importance index technique will be used to analyze the data. Results showed that economic factors have an edge over organizational factors when it comes to motivate the construction workforce. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Human Resource Management en_US
dc.subject Construction workforce en_US
dc.subject Motivation en_US
dc.subject Productivity en_US
dc.title Effect of basic motivational factors on construction workforce productivity in Pakistan en_US
dc.type Conference-Full-text en_US
dc.identifier.year 2011 en_US
dc.identifier.conference International Conference on Structural Engineering Construction and Management en_US Kandy en_US en_US en_US

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