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The changing environment of a strategic alliance and its impact on employee motivation and job satisfaction

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dc.contributor.author Chetty, Pamela
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-28T11:10:39Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-28T11:10:39Z
dc.date.issued 2011-06-28
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/4442
dc.description.abstract The purpose of the research is to investigate the impact of constant change on the motivation and satisfaction of employees involved in a strategic alliance environment. The conclusions highlighted that employees wholly understand the need for the organisation to change; however, employees note that employee involvement, communication and effective leadership were poorly implemented during the change process. Furthermore, the existence of various sub-cultures led to cultural differences that had an impact on the success of the change initiatives. Despite these challenges, the results showed the motivation and job satisfaction levels of employees were high and employee commitment to the organisation was positive. Employees considered the following as crucial to their support, namely, strong, consistent and inspiring leadership, urgency around decision-making, and honest and frequent communication. The report is concluded with recommendations to assist the organisation in managing future changes. It is recommended the organisation change its culture to one more conducive to change in the strategic direction of the organisation. It is further recommended future organisational change be preceded by explicit and ongoing communication. It is critical managers be fully equipped to handle change management and able to provide strong, inspiring leadership amidst the uncertainties and insecurities that arise when change is implemented. en
dc.relation.ispartofseries MBA Research Reports;2011
dc.subject Employee motivation en
dc.subject Job satisfaction en
dc.subject Organisational change en
dc.title The changing environment of a strategic alliance and its impact on employee motivation and job satisfaction en
dc.type Thesis en


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