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Running head: EMPLOYEE MOTIVATION1Employee MotivationStudent’s NameInstitutional Affiliation
2EMPLOYEE MOTIVATIONAbstractWorkplace challenges differ depending on the organization, its location, and some otherfactors. However, the issue of employee turnover affects virtually all organizations. Employeeturnover has become one of the significant problems in the modern workforce. Compared toprevious generations, today's employees switch jobs more often. Although job-hopping is one ofthe primary reasons for the increased employee turnover, the management must be keen toinvestigate any other internal issues that result in employee turnover. Anytime that employeesleave an organization, it becomes expensive for the administration to hire and train theirreplacements. It takes time and effort for the new employees to adapt to the organizational wayof doing things. Therefore, to avoid unnecessary movements in and out of the organization, themanagement should try its best to reduce cases of employee turnover through motivation. Thepaper addresses the issue of nurse turnover and what clinical managers can do to enhance nurses'commitment and reduce their intention to quit. Also, the paper discusses the impact of work-motivation on nurses, patients, and an organization large. Finally, the paper expounds on one ofthe management theoretical frameworks that clinical managers can use to motivate nurses andreduce their intention to quit.
3EMPLOYEE MOTIVATIONIntroductionIn improving the satisfaction and performance of the employees at work, motivation is anessential factor. To be more specific, motivation is a prerequisite for the attainment of themanagerial objectives. By motivating the employees, the management energizes them byinitiating the necessary behaviors to achieve the set goals(Marquis & Huston, 2009). Mostresearchers term organizational motivation as the incentive of work-character that inspires andleads the employees to attain the organization's objectives. The employees' willingness to stay ina particular organization depends on the degree of their motivation. With healthcare being one ofthe most critical sectors globally, healthcare managers have to use motivation in the mostappropriate way possible to inspire employees to achieve the organizational objectives.Nurses perform a significant role in the delivery of care. A healthcare organization'ssuccess depends on the motivation of the nurses who offer services to the patients in the ever-changing healthcare environment. Recent studies conducted on the effect of motivation on staffturnovers proved that the nurses’ motivation is determined by their readiness to remain at work,work satisfaction, and professional performance. In comparison to the non-motivated nurses,motivated nurses have more willingness to serve the patient and to collaborate with theircolleagues for optimum healthcare results. Motivated nurses have more focus on the goals of the

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JonathanEngel
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