What Really Motivates Employees? (Infographic)
It’s no secret that happy, satisfied employees are a key ingredient to a successful company. But what really motivates people? Traditional thinking follows that the more you pay someone the more loyal and satisfied they are in their job.
But, the truth behind employee motivation is a more complicated mix including praise, autonomy, and leadership opportunities. Take a look at the infographic below for more on the many factors involved in motivating employees.
Related: Inside Employee Motivation: Does Money Really Make a Difference?
This story originally appeared at Entrepreneur.com
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