Motivational Issues for Teachers in Higher Education: A Critical Case of IUB

Muhammad Imran Rasheed, Hassan Danyal Aslam, Shakeel Sarwar

Abstract


Purpose –The aim of this research is to explore various issues of motivation for the teachers in higher education institutions.
Design / Methodology- This is an exploratory research where survey has been conducted in a well known public sector university; primary data has been collected through questionnaire and in depth face to face interviews.
Findings- Findings have shown that although compensation and benefits are important factors in competitive market environment but some intangibles motivators like job design, work environment, feedback, recognition and empowerment or decision making participation are also the potential factors for motivating teachers in higher education.
Contribution- This study can play a vital role in compelling the higher education authorities to ponder over the motivational issues of teachers in universities. The case studied in this research can prove to be an effectual case for other world wide universities where teachers are facing alike issues.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/jmr.v2i2.349

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