The different motivational factors that affect performance: a case study of the Kenya Railways corporation
Musomba, Jayne N
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The purpose of the study was to get the most important factors that motivate the employees of Kenya Railways. This was to compare with the factors that are deemed important in the Western World and are reported in the literature. The study also aimed to get whether different personal attributes has an effect on the factors that motivate employees. Work environment IS the factor that employees mostly value. A good working environment is important especially now in times of financial hardships as it gives emotional support, affliation and a sense of belonging. The pay levels which are inadequate in the Corporation also act as an important motivating factor, as the basic needs of these employees are still to be met. Leadership styles also affect employee motivation as good styles more give hope for tomorrow.