A study of the Acceptance of Material Incentives and Non-Material Incentives in Agri-Business Companies


As a vital part of an organization, human resources management has been drawing broad attention both industrially and academically. Motivation is a significant content of HRM, which can be divided into material incentive and non-material incentive. This paper investigated the Chinese agri-business companies’ motivation methods and gave suggestions. This paper uses questionnaire and statistical analysis to explore and confirm that agriculture companies should pay attention not only to material incentive, but also non-material incentive. A Chinese agri-business company has been chosen for study.

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Fang, M. , Qi, Y. , Liu, X. and Wang, Y. (2014) A study of the Acceptance of Material Incentives and Non-Material Incentives in Agri-Business Companies. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 2, 144-149. doi: 10.4236/jss.2014.29025.

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