A Study on Influence of Motivation Factors on Employees Performance in Private Schools in Saudi Arabia


The main purpose of the study is to assess the role of work motivation on employee’s performance level in private schools in Saudi Arabia. The research aims to determine the factors that affect employees’ motivation and its impact on job performance. In recent years, research showed that there was a direct relation between employees’ motivation and business performance. In the field of education, which is a service business, it is very important for business profit and productivity to identify motivational factors that increase employees’ performance. The research is based on a quantitative research method. The data in this research were mainly obtained by using questionnaires. Moreover, the research was conducted on a selection of private schools in Dammam that are located in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. 150 employees were selected as a sample from three different schools. Only 119 questionnaires were suitable for a statistical analysis that equals to 79% of the total sample. The data were collected via a questionnaire covering four variables such as leadership style, organizational environment, salary, and stable future. The research tested the effect of these variables mentioned above on employees’ performance.

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Doghan, M. and Albar, S. (2015) A Study on Influence of Motivation Factors on Employees Performance in Private Schools in Saudi Arabia. Journal of Human Resource and Sustainability Studies, 3, 179-187. doi: 10.4236/jhrss.2015.34024.

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