Employee Benefits and its Effect on Productivity at Semcon India Private Limited, Bangalore


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  • M P Birla Institute of Management, Bangalore, India

Abstract

Reward management is the key to motivate employees in the present scenario of the work environment. Many researchers have deliberated on the same points that employ benefit packages will motivate employees at the workplace. In the case of benefits monetary benefits like cash rewards and insurances are most preferred by the employees. Many compensation personnel usually are in the state of fix to identify the right kind of benefit and most suitable to retain employees at the workplace. The Head of HR’s think about the ideal plans for offering a holistic compensation package. Usually benefit packages are kept a part of flexible plans and annually it is changed.

Moreover designing the best benefit package is challenge to the compensation executives or third parties which manage payrolls in today’s environment. One more important point to be considered at this juncture, it is understood that each industry or each organisation has set their own method of benefit packages. It is a daunting task to understand the best methods of benefit packages which motivate employees. Some of the organisations follow the industry or market place standards to offer the benefit packages, but is helping employees in motivating and helping them to improve productivity is a question mark.

Off late, keeping employee’s morale and seeking their productivity is a challenge, but of course, work environment matters a lot at the same time some specific employee benefits matter a lot. Today’s employee expects flexible time, work from home, team events, learning opportunities, family care programs, awards ,rewards, perquisites, pension funds, break encouragements, leave travel allowance, family time out and other benefits are important for encouraging employees at workplace. Corporate caring for employee’s health and happiness makes all round impact on the work environment and retention of employees. Many researchers have presented a detailed point on giving breaks to employees is an important phenomenon.

In this paper the authors have made an effort to understand the type of benefit packages given in the engineering company called ‘Semcon’ India private limited. The authors have made all the efforts to collect data from almost all employees who were present during the time of data collection at the industry. The instrument used to collect data is through structured questionnaire with the variables consisting of recognition, mobile and internet benefit, leave policy, performance, productivity and educational benefit in order to link that with the productivity and identify the impact of the variables. In this paper the authors have used SPSS statistical package for correlation and chi-square tests. Sample size chosen for the study for the study 108 employees of Semcon. The data was collected from 72 males and 36 females. The study finally concluded that employee benefit packages do impact the productivity at the workplace.


Keywords

Benefits and Allowances, Performance, Productivity, Recognition

Subject Discipline

Human Resource Management

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