Motivational theories are in reference to the reasons that determine the way people engage in business or other engagements. These theories are used to satisfy basic requirements in certain cases while in certain cases, go beyond the basic level. However, the important factor that as to be understood is that the person’s need has to be understood in order for it be satisfied.
Certain basic needs are rated lower on Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs and these are more are satisfied by money. Money results in the provision of certain of the basic requirements, and therefore, once these needs are fulfilled the positive attitude and relationship between the worker and the management is sustained. However, money is a short term motivator and only money is used to motivate the workforce, than can create an unhealthy relationship as the workforce can start perceiving the management as unfeeling, tyrannical force which does not have consideration for their actual needs.