Personnel professionals need to acquire and constantly update a full portfolio of core skills; this series aims to equip managers with all the essential elements. How does the manager gain the positive commitment of the workforce? What measures are necessary to motivate employees and make them effective members of the organization? Andrew Sargent explains the issues, the theories expounded by behavioural scientists, the barriers to motivation, the crucial influence of the personnel expert and through description of actual case studies, the role of supervisors. He offers positive, practical and informative guidance to achieving harmonization and motivating the team. Above all, the book focuses on constructive analysis of the challenge of motivation and practical help in making it happen.