A Study on the Motivation Level of Employees with Reference to Merchandise Wholesale and Import Trade Enterprise (MEWIT) : the Case of Addis Ababa
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Motivation is one of the most important elements that contribute for the achievement of organizational objectives. This study on the title, "A Study on The Motivation Level of Employees With Reference to Merchandise Wholesale and Import Trade Enterprise", is undertaken with the objectives of (1) finding out the level of motivation in MEWIT,(2) determining the relationship between factors like income level, position, age, sex and motivating factors,(3) alleviating problems that result due to lack of motivation,(4) giving emphasis to human aspects of the organization, and (4) giving recommendations and suggestion to the organization on the level motivation, how the existing system of motivation is valued by the employees, and how it is ought to be changed if changes are got to be necessary. To meet the objectives a random sampling technique is used and questionnaires were distributed to forty-six (46) individuals out of the total population of350 employees in Addis Ababa branch of MEW IT. Interviews were also made with five (5) individuals. The analysis techniques used were statistical (percentage, graph and pie chart) and qualitative methods of analysis. The expected result of the study was that there is a relationship between motivation and performance and the degree of motivation of employees is reflected on their job. As the result of the study shows, the expected result is true.