The Influence of Rewards on Employees Performance
Issue: 2016 - Volume 13 [Issue 4]
Mohammed Raja Abulraheem Salah *
Department of Administrative and Financial Studies, Maan University College, Al-Balqa Applied University, Maan, Jordan
*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
The study aims to examine the influence of reward types (extrinsic, intrinsic, social and rewards mix) on employees performance. Subjects for the study consisted of 308 workers which constituted 60% of the total target population of 513 people working for Unified Mining Companies located in the southern part of Jordan. Total of 308 self-designed questionnaire were distributed to employees on their job location, 268 questionnaires were returned and only 250 were suitable for statistical analysis. SPSS version 16 has been used for data analysis. Both descriptive and inferential statistics were used for data analysis. The statistical tools were aligned with the objective of the research. For this purpose, frequency Tables, percentages, means and standard deviations were computed and substantively interpreted. Inferential statistics like Pearson product moment correlation coefficient (r) was used to determine if there is a significant relationship exist between independent variables (rewards types: Extrinsic, intrinsic, social and rewards mix) and dependent variable (employees performance). Analysis and interpretation were made at 0.05 level of significance. The findings indicated that there is a statistical significant relationship between rewards types and employees performance. The study has concluded that, management should have deep sense of commitment towards the issue of rewarding employees, if performance levels to be enhanced. Finally, future research can be conducted to cover all types of rewards and to determine their affect on performance.
Keywords: Extrinsic rewards, intrinsic rewards, social rewards, rewards mix, employees performance, mining companies