Motivation in Public versus Private Sector

Hawthorne Effect
Knowledge Center

 

Next Topic

Hawthorne Effect > Forum > Motivation in Public versus Private Sector

Motivation in Public versus Private Sector
Everest Turyahikayo, Manager, Uganda, Member
My management experience in Ugandan public and private organizations has made me believe that CEOs motivate employees differently. In most cases, public organizations are characterized by political influence, patronage and weakened shock absorbers for motivation. Employee performance in the public sector is not a primary target. Rather CEOs prioritise employee loyalty to the top management and blind obedience to the policies dictated and imposed on the workers via top-bottom paradigm. Performance appraisals never take place, or if they do, they are 'cosmetized' to depict loyal but sycophant workers as excellent performers. In the private sector however things are different. CEOs simply want results. And they know that to get the best milk from a cow, you ought to give it good quality pasture. Employees are involved in the management process. (...) Read more? Sign up for free
 

Please register now to read all responses and to join this discussion yourself. It's easy and 100% free.

    Log in

         
Special Interest Group Leader

Interested? Sign up for free.


Hawthorne Effect
Summary
Forum
Best Practices


Hawthorne Effect
Knowledge Center

 

Next Topic



About 12manage | Advertising | Link to us / Cite us | Privacy | Suggestions | Terms of Service
2020 12manage - The Executive Fast Track. V15.3 - Last updated: 22-1-2020. All names of their owners.