The Influence of Motivation on Job Performance Case Study: Managers of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), Kosovo

MSc. Liridon Veliu, Dr.Sc. Mimoza Manxhari, MSc. Sead Ujkani


A motivated and qualified workforce is crucial in increasing productivity and the quality of the organisational services in order to achieve organisational objectives. A great amount of worldwide wealth is expressed in the form of human capital. Human resources play a crucial role in a process of increasing companies’ effectiveness.

The theoretical framework of this study includes concepts such as motivation and job performance.

Most organizations acknowledge the importance of having motivated employees in achieving business goals and objectives. Motivated employees are more productive on job performance and help organizations survive.

The study investigates the influence of motivation on the job performance of managers.

The main objective of this study is to determine the relationship between the motivation and job performance for Managers of SME.

A sample was selected from the target population, via cluster sampling. A structured questionnaire was used and the data analyses were made through statistical package (software) for social sciences (SPSS).

The group’s dominant locus of control was also measured through the use of an appropriate measuring instrument.

As expected, the findings from the study indicate a positive correlation between managers’ motivation and their job performance.


Managers; Motivation; Job Performance; SME;


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