THE IMPACT OF WELFARE SCHEME ON THE MOTIVATION OF WORKERS
1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY
In this chapter, the issue of welfare scheme on the motivation of workers is addressed by looking at the background of the study; purpose and importance of limitation are all part of this chapter. Purpose work in a organization for the purpose of meeting certain needs, these news inferences people’s behavior as Simon (1957) has aptly pointed out of the behaviour of individuals in a organization is largely oriented to wards the achievements of certain goals like physiological needs, safety new or security, social needs and the news for worker preference this welfare scheme are adequately provided by the management of organization to the workers, this project is eared towards finding out the impact of such welfare scheme on the motivation of workers in Enugu state broadcasting service, that is if worker are being motivated of not, and to what extent is this done.
1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
Human beings have needs which they expect to satisfy from such as safety or security needs, social need the needs for advancement in life. These need inferences their work performance or role, social relation with their format and informal, groups, their attitudes towards the management and their efforts to meet the organization objectives. one of the function of the organization is to motivate workers motivating them entails, meeting them to perform their duties by dial of controversy over the issue of what motivates a worker, some people has around that workers can be motivated through the use of money, these people are of the view that people work primarily for money. However an opposition view advanced by the human relation movement does not regard `money as the primary thing that motivates workers, they lay great emphasis on “man as the producer.” In other words the advocates of the movement are of the view that a good working environment and the provision of social facilities for the workers will be valued more highly by the workers than monetary rewards, thus, in this work it will be working to look at then situation. Some scholars who behaves that welfare scheme motivates worker to perform includes the following.
Nwachukwu (2015), Ejiofor (2016), fried Lander (2014). However a scholars like Herzberg (2015) believes that welfare scheme are hygiene factors and as a result does not motivate the workers to perform. This study will therefore, set out to resolve and look into the impact of welfare scheme in the motivation of workers in Enugu State Broadcasting Service (ESBS).
1.3 PURPOSE OF THE STUDY
This organization has the primary objective of entertaining, informing, educating the citizens, by this; peoples’ culture and traditions are put on air vision. Also important information/news are put on air and disseminated..