Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Management Science and Management Innovation

Motivating Employees in China: Theories and Applications

Authors
Xiao-Ying Lai, Jing Zeng
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Xiao-Ying Lai
Available Online June 2014.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/msmi-14.2014.137How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Chinese employees, Chinese culture, Motivation, Suggestions.
Abstract
Based on the western classic views and models concerning with motivation, this paper focuses on the goal-directed drive within an employee in multinational corporations (MNCs) with the background of the Chinese cultural traditions and era characteristics. Four suggestions on how to motivate Chinese employees in MNCs are made in details, which include properly taking into consideration both competency and loyalty in assessment and promotion, balancing the interests and costs of the employer with the expectations of employees, emphasizing both efficiency and equity of compensation, giving necessary supervision while showing respect to the employees. Implications for motivating the employees during the period of transition in China are also discussed.
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Proceedings
2014 International Conference on Management Science and Management Innovation (MSMI 2014)
Part of series
Advances in Economics, Business and Management Research
Publication Date
June 2014
ISBN
978-94-6252-015-8
ISSN
2352-5428
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/msmi-14.2014.137How to use a DOI?
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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