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AIA case study: Motivating employees without money

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Can something as simple as chicken rice or ice cream raise employee morale? According to Ragi Singh, head of HR for AIA Singapore,  a simple token such as buying chicken rice for employees can do wonders for employee morale during difficult times.

Speaking at the recent Human Resources Insight event on best compensation & benefits practices, Singh talked about his experiences as the head of HR for AIA Singapore, helping employees manage change and uncertainty during the crisis. He also covered pointers on what he thinks fellow HR practitioners can learn on motivating employees without the use of money.

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Written by Human Resources

April 8, 2010 at 11:22 am

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  1. An employee who demands a raise might really be unhappy because his or her suggestions are being ignored, for example. And surveys and experts offer different answers about how important money is, depending on how the question is phrased. Hence, we need to concentrate on self motivation instead of money dependent.


    April 20, 2010 at 8:23 pm

  2. How about keeping it real. We should all change the relationship with our employers and start working for ourseleves. The technology is here now, we should use it . This will benefit all parties involved. Lower cost and more flexibility. More money in everyone’s pockets and higher quality of work.


    April 22, 2010 at 1:14 am

  3. […] hand out ice-cream to his employees during work hours to spur his team on like he mentioned at a Human Resources Insight event, I’m sure HR is capable of an even better original creative execution. In fact, the idea […]

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    January 1, 2013 at 5:44 pm

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