The Efficacy of Performance Management Systems in Augmenting Employee Motivation and Performance in China


  • Luo Deshan Lincoln University College, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor D. E., Malaysia
  • Wang Ying Lincoln University College, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor D. E., Malaysia
  • Abjijit Ghosh Lincoln University College, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor D. E., Malaysia



In the current context of a highly competitive business landscape, organizations are persistently exploring avenues to augment employee motivation and optimize overall performance. Performance management systems have become a prevalent mechanism for attaining these aims. The objective of this research is to investigate the effectiveness of performance management systems in enhancing employee motivation and performance, and to offer perspectives on their influence on the achievement of organizational objectives.

The study employs a thorough methodology to examine the correlation among performance management systems, employee motivation, and performance. A comprehensive examination of the extant literature is performed to establish a theoretical framework that forms the basis of the study. The present study incorporates diverse theoretical frameworks, such as goal-setting theory, expectancy theory, and social exchange theory, in order to offer a comprehensive comprehension of the subject matter.


Performance management systems are essential components of organizational structures, as they provide a structured approach to assessing and improving employee performance and motivation. The present research endeavors to investigate the effectiveness of performance management systems in enhancing employee motivation and performance within the dynamic and fiercely competitive business environment of China.

The study employed a rigorous research methodology that encompassed an extensive review of relevant literature, the gathering of data through surveys, and the examination of secondary data. The research methodology employed a mixed-methods approach to collect data from both quantitative and qualitative sources. The study's sample consisted of individuals employed in diverse industries and occupying various hierarchical positions across multiple regions in China.


Performance Management Systems, Employee Motivation, Performance, Efficacy, Organizational Culture


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How to Cite

Deshan, L. ., Ying, W. ., & Ghosh, A. . (2024). The Efficacy of Performance Management Systems in Augmenting Employee Motivation and Performance in China. International Journal on Recent Trends in Business and Tourism (IJRTBT), 7(3), 94-107.