Staff motivation in small food manufacturing enterprises



Bent, Richard and Seaman, Claire and Ingram, Arthur (1999) Staff motivation in small food manufacturing enterprises. British Food Journal, 101 (9). pp. 654-667. ISSN 0007-070X

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Abstract

Examines the factors which affect staff motivation and satisfaction in small food businesses. Explores previous theories of motivation. Thirty-eight small food processing and manufacturing companies in Scotland formed the sample. Interviews and open-ended semistructured questionnaires were employed in the research. Results emphasise the importance of the management style of the owner/manager particularly when it comes to factors such as ``lack of appreciation'', ``poor communication'' and ``training''.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Food industry, Motivation, Job satisfaction
Divisions: School of Arts, Social Sciences and Management > Business, Enterprise & Management
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2008 13:07
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2012 09:01
URI: http://eresearch.qmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/128

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