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Measuring indicators such as the level of employee

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measuring indicators such as the level of employee engagement, satisfaction, and commitment, and rootedness. The level of employee engagement mirrors the effort and enthusiasm that each employee brings to his or her workplace. Conversely, satisfaction reflects employees' happiness and content with job experience as well as organizational relations. On the other hand, commitment revolves around the extent to which employee support an organization and work towards achieving the stated mission. Finally, rootedness deals with the ability of a company to retain its employees. To this end, it suffices to conclude that employee motivation plays primal roles in employee engagement, satisfaction, commitment, and rootedness, which are all drivers of high performance. Evidence in the existing literature reveals that employee motivation stems from four primary drivers namely; the drive to acquire, bond, comprehend and defend. The drive to acquire encompasses the growing desire to meet physical needs in the contentment of foods and clothing,
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EMPLOYEE MOTIVATION 3 and psychological needs in the context of prestige. Regarding the drive to bond, many employees
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