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What is motivation?
The encouragement given to workers to work well and be more productive.
Giving orders to staff.
The number of staff who leave the business.
How is a worker on commission paid?
According to how much time is worked
According to the level of output
According to how many items are sold
If a worker is paid by the hour what does their take-home pay depend on?
How much time they have worked
How much output they have made
How many items they have sold
A worker earns £8 an hour and usually works 8 hour shifts 4 days a week. What is their typical gross weekly wage?
Which of the following is an example of a fringe benefit?
What can affect staff motivation?
Both work environment and managers
Which of the following is an example of a financial methods of motivation?
Which of the following is not an a benefit to a firm of having a motivated workforce?
High employee performance as workers are rewarded for efficient work.
Low staff retention and high staff turnover as many staff leave.
Easy to recruit new workers as business has a good reputation.
Whether or not a motivation system is worthwhile will depend on....
how effective it is at improving the motivation of its workers
how effective it is at decreasing sales.
none of the above.
Which of these statements is true?
Increased motivation increases costs because workers are more likely to be absent.
If a worker improves productivity, they will produce more than they used to in the same amount of time.
Motivated workers need a lot more supervision to make sure they work hard.
Different workers need motivating in different ways.
Managing director Sarah Munro receives £50,000 per year. She gets paid 2% of the profits. Last year the business made £2 million in profit. How much profit share did she receive on top of her salary?
For a bonus to be effective the target must be realistic or workers will not be motivated to achieve them.
Fringe benefits are a cost to the business that may reduce profits.
Worker of the week is an example of
an award scheme
the working environment
a financial motivator