Factors influencing employee motivation at the Bamburi Cement Limited
Most companies today realise the importance of having a motivated workforce as it enables them to perform better at work and in the long-term, helps to boost growth of the organisation. The companies therefore strive to provide better working environments, employment contract terms, and welfare provisions as well as providing opportunities for employees to grow and nurture their talents. All this is done to attract and retain the best employees in the market. This research therefore seeks to answer the question: what is the effect of leasing out employees of Bamburi Cement Limited Kenya to partner organizations on their motivation. The research was conducted at Bamburi Cement Ltd to determine the factors that influence employee motivation among its staff. BCL has 550 permanent employees based in their Athi River, Upper Hill and Mombasa branches. Primary data was collected using structured questionnaires. The questionnaire which has two sections contained both close-ended and open-ended questions. The first section of the questionnaire contained questions on the bio-data of the respondents and the second section contained questions relevant to the objective of the study. Data was analysed and presented using descriptive statistics such as means, frequencies, percentages and standard deviations. From the study it can be concluded that there are several factors that affect employees’ motivation in organizations which include supervision, employee development, pay and benefit, reward and recognition, work environment and these are well practiced in Bamburi cement Limited.