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Journal of Applied Sciences
  Year: 2017 | Volume: 17 | Issue: 3 | Page No.: 116-125
DOI: 10.3923/jas.2017.116.125
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Relationship of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Rewards on Job Motivation and Job Satisfaction of Expatriates in China

Azhar Rasool , Hou Jundong and Muhammad Tayyab Sohail

Background and Objective: Over the past decade, People’s Republic of China’s foreign direct investments have been boomed. This flourishing economy of China attracted a large number of multinational companies as well as become popular host for international relocation for expatriates. Cultural difference, the language barrier is not only challenging for expats to adjust here also relations with employers and expats and working atmosphere where expatriates can highly motivated and satisfied. To promote the understanding of the linking between intrinsic and extrinsic rewards and motivation at work in the expats in China. In this study tried to examine whether demographic factors such as age differences on impact expat’s attitudes in relation to intrinsic rewards, extrinsic rewards, job motivation and satisfaction at work. This motive leaded to investigate, which inspects the perception of intrinsic and extrinsic rewards towards job motivation and job satisfaction of expatriates while living and being employed in China. Materials and Methods: For this study, empirical process has been adopted and randomly selected 225 expatriates from all over the China with different regions of nationalities. Results: From the findings of this study, concluded that relationship of intrinsic rewards with job motivation β = 0.043, p = 0.585 which showed that intrinsic rewards insignificant link with job motivation. At meanwhile extrinsic rewards β = 0.276 and p<0.5 both values show strongly linked and significant relation of extrinsic rewards in job motivation with the support of this results and expatriates working in China can motivate with extrinsic rewards for job motivation. Conclusion: Even money was essential factors in most of the expatriate’s life but for long term job satisfaction expatriates more influenced with intrinsic rewards such as responsibility in your job and sense of accomplishment.
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Azhar Rasool, Hou Jundong and Muhammad Tayyab Sohail, 2017. Relationship of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Rewards on Job Motivation and Job Satisfaction of Expatriates in China. Journal of Applied Sciences, 17: 116-125.

DOI: 10.3923/jas.2017.116.125






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