Relationship between Morale and Productivity

Generally it is considered that there is a direct relationship between Morale and Productivity. It is assumed that the person having high morale will have high productivity but this is not always true.

An increase in 20% morale does not guarantee 20% increase in productivity. An increase in morale may lead to favorable or unfavorable shift in productivity as morale is just one factor which influences productivity. Therefore there may be chance that high morale related to low productivity and low morale related to high productivity. There are four types of Relationship between morale and productivity.

                                   High morale and high productivity.

                                   High morale and low productivity.

                                   Low morale and low productivity.

                                   Low morale and low productivity.

High morale

High productivity

High morale

Low productivityLow morale

Low productivityLow morale

Low productivity.

 High morale with high productivity means that workers are highly motivated and human resources can be best possibly used. The total opposite of this situation is low morale and low productivity.

High morale and low productivity means that employees are not properly motivated.

Thus, the relationship between morale and productivity is unpredictable and differ from organization to organization.

Also read: 1. 4 methods of measurement of Employee Morale

2. Methods to increase employees high morale

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One Response to Relationship between Morale and Productivity

  1. Nazish says:

    Nice notes…. It really help us.

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