MOTIVATION POLICIES IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR OF THE SLOVAK REPUBLIC
Keywords:public sector, policy, motivation, motivation policy, survey, motivation tools.
This study analyses the issues involved in aiming to increase the motivation of
public sector employees and managers in the Slovak Republic. The article analyses
public sector organizations and defines motivation policy as a tool for management
to achieve a higher level of employee motivation and satisfaction. Motivation policy
can be understood as a system of thoroughly defined and agreed priorities, principles,
and rules, the purpose of which is to contribute systematically to the improvement
of motivational atmosphere within the organization and strengthen the motivation
of individuals, groups, and the entire organization. The study is supplemented by
the results of a survey conducted in Slovak organizations in 2009. The survey addressed
motivation dynamics of private and public sector employees and managers.