Motivation is extremely important as it can increase productivity and this can be really beneficial to the business. There are many types of motivation such as:

  • job rotation - staff are switched between different tasks to reduce monotony
  • job enlargement - staff are given more tasks to do of similar difficulty
  • job enrichment - staff are given more interesting and challenging tasks
  • empowerment - staff are given the authority to make decisions about how they do their job
  • putting groups of workers in a team who are responsible together for completing a certain task