Impact of rewards system in employee’s motivation in the organizational context: A quantitative study of manufacturing industry in UAE


  • Ghazi Rehman Alaf Din Faculty of Business and Management Sciences, Bath Spa University, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
  • Noor Un Nisa Shahani Faculty of Business and Management Sciences, Bath Spa University, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
  • Muhammad Nawaz Baloch Department of Management Sciences, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Laar Campus, Badin, Sindh, Pakistan.



motivation, intrinsic motivation, extrinsic motivation, job satisfaction, job commitment, Self-Determination Theory , SDT, Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs


This research aims to investigate the effect of reward systems on the extrinsic and intrinsic motivation of the employees working in various manufacturing companies located in the UAE. In this era of competition, motivated employees considered as a valuable assets and motivation play vital role in productivity and enhancement of job commitment and reduce job turnover intention. While, researchers highlight the significance of reward system to intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in various context. However, this area of research is under-theorized particularly within the UAE context in the food and beverage sector. The data was gathered from 100 respondents through a self-administered survey using a 7-point Likert scale. The data was later analyzed using SPSS. A variety of statistical procedures have been carried out to figure out the reliability and validity of the research hypotheses. Based on the results generated through these statistical procedures, key conclusions and inferences have been drawn. In essence, the organization must take an effective measure that is aimed at enhancing the motivation levels of their workforce. Moreover, a motivated workforce will be more committed and dedicated to achieving the organizational goals and objectives.


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How to Cite

Din, G. R. A., Shahani, N. U. N., & Baloch, M. N. (2021). Impact of rewards system in employee’s motivation in the organizational context: A quantitative study of manufacturing industry in UAE. Liberal Arts and Social Sciences International Journal (LASSIJ), 5(1), 105–122.