Influence of Motivation According to ERG Theory and Employee Commitment to Work-Performance: A Case Study of One Toy Car Manufacturing Company in Pathum Thani Province


  • Nantana Jongdee
  • Krisada Chienwattanasook


ERG theory, employee commitment, work performance


          The objectives of this study are to study 1) the levels of employees’ motivation as suggested in ERG theory, 2) the levels of employee commitment, and 3) the influence of both job motivation and employee commitment to employees’ work performance. The samples in this study were 300 employees working for a toy car manufacturing company in Pathum Thani province. The data collection instrument in this study was a questionnaire. Statistics for data analysis were descriptive statistics including mean and standard deviation and inferential statistic including multiple regression analysis. The result indicated that employees in a toy car manufacturing company had opinion towards ERG motivation theory of employees and employee commitment in medium level meanwhile towards work performance in high level. For hypotheses testing, the multiple regression analysis revealed that employees’ ERG work motivation including existence needs, relatedness needs and growth needs had an impact on employees’ work performance. In the meantime, employees’ commitment including attitudinal commitment, programmatic commitment and loyalty-based commitment also had an impact on employees’ work performance at the statistically significant level as of 0.05.

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