International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss


The Effect of Motivation on Job Performance of State Government Employees in Malaysia
Fauzilah Salleh, Zaharah Dzulkifli, Wan Amalina Wan Abdullah, Nur Haizal Mat Yaakob @ Ariffin

The bulk of the earlier research on performance has been conducted in the area of job performance. This study is to investigate the relationship between motivations towards state government employees. Applying similarity on the motivation in the earlier research on job performance, this study extends this research by examining the relationships between overall job performance and motivation dimensions of and their job performance. A positive relationship, as measured by possess annual salary progression, was found between affiliation motivation and performance. The results suggest that affiliation motivation and job performance is positively related. Conclusions, management strategies particularly can be formulated according to motivation level of employees.

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