A Guide to Employee Motivation for Public Human Resource Managers

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Austin Spears



In the current economic and fiscal climate, the public sector is facing increasing demands from the citizenry to produce more with less. One way human resource managers can accomplish this objective is to ensure employees are motivated. This paper acts as a guide to employee motivation for public human resource managers. It briefly discusses the impact of motivation on performance before explaining how managers can effectively increase employee motivation.

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Austin Spears



Austin is currently enrolled in SPEA’s Accelerated Masters of Public Affairs Program at IUPUI with a concentration in Public Management. He received his undergraduate degree in Public Management with a minor in Economics in December 2012. Austin recently began his career in public service, starting his job as a data analyst at the Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning in February of 2013. He hopes to continue to utilize his strong analytical, communication, and problem solving skills throughout his career.