Strategies to Enhance Work Motivation among Islamic Studies Lecturer
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Salasiah Hanin Hamjah , Rosmawati Mohamad Rasit , Zainab Ismail , Fariza Md. Sham and Adawiyah Ismail
Abstract: Motivation is important in the career of a lecturer. Individuals with a high work motivation make their work become something meaningful in their lives. Work motivation is also important to form a positive attitude and enhance career performance. This study is thus conducted to identify the strategies which can be adopted by lecturers, specifically lecturers in the Faculty of Islamic Studies (FPI) in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, to enhance their work motivation. The research design is in survey form. As many as 37 out of 108 lecturers of the said faculty have been selected as study sample by way of convenience sampling. This study uses questionnaire as a data collection tool. The data is analysed by descriptive statistical method. The results of this study show that work motivation among lecturers of the Faculty of Islamic Studies (FPI) can be enhanced through four strategies that is by reinforcing knowledge and skills, creating a conducive working environment, strengthening spirituality and health care.