Assessing the Relationship between Rewards and Employees’ Motivation in Some Selected Non-Profit Organizations in Abuja, Nigeria
This study examines the relationship between rewards and employee’s motivation in four selected non-profit organizations in Abuja, Nigeria. The employees of the four organizations (Action Aid Nigeria, African Development Foundation (ADF), African Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF) and Think Nigeria First Initiative) were taken as sample of the study. The objectives of this study were to find out the relationship between rewards and employees’ performance in the non-profit organizations in Abuja, Nigeria and also to ascertain the extent to which both intrinsic and extrinsic rewards impact on employees' performance. Self-designed questionnaire was used for data collection.180 questionnaires were distributed and 154 were returned, hence the response rate was 83.2%. The data was analyzed using the techniques of rank correlation coefficient and multiple regression analysis. All the findings were tested at 0.01 and 0.05 level of significance. The result concludes that there is a direct relationship between extrinsic rewards and employee’s motivation. However, intrinsic rewards found an insignificant impact on employee motivation.