SHS Web of Conf.
Volume 92, 2021The 20th International Scientific Conference Globalization and its Socio-Economic Consequences 2020
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||Regions and Economic Resilience|
|Published online||13 January 2021|
Possible causes of the lowest labor productivity in the European Union
South-West university “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of economics, Department “Management and marketing”, Ivan Mihailov 60, 2700 Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
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Research background: Numbery of researches of the world markets, directed the attention to the link between the low labor productivity and the competitiveness of the enterprise. Consequently, low competitiveness on microlevel, leads to similar levels of competitiveness on macrolevel. In particular labor is the main source for added value in different industries. Therefore, everything linked to the effectiveness of the labor is crucial. Workplace motivation is one of the most important aspects of the economic system of enterprises in the global economy. The motivators used on the workplace, could be, and often are, very important in the aspect of effectiveness of the labor. Therefore, examining the mostly used motivators on a workplace, could give very valuable information to theorist and practitioners. Purpose of the study: Showing the ever-worsening problem of, and finding the causes of the low labor productivity in Bulgaria, as a main cause for the low competitiveness on the global markets. Finding the most important motivators according to workers in governmentally owned enterprise.
Methods: The methods used in the current research are metanalytical for attestation the labor productivity on national level. Survey among workers, using 5-point Likert scale.
Findings & Value added: We describe the most important motivators in a Bulgarian governmentally owned enterprise. Our main finding is related to the link between human motivation and the productivity of the labor.
Key words: human motivation / labor motivation / labor productivity / lowest labor productivity in the European Union
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