The Impact of Motivation on Productivity: A Study of Healthcare Professionals at City Hospital, Mandalay, Myanmar


  • Yan Naung Aye Medical Affairs Manager, City Hospital, Mandalay, Myanmar
  • Mya Kay Khine Win Senior Lecturer, Brain Box Acumen School of Management, Mandalay, Myanmar
  • Win Khaing Department of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, BangkokThonburi University


Extrinsic motivation, Intrinsic motivation, Productivity


Objective: Motivation is one of the major drives that integrate the internal and external stimuli that motivate a person's continued interest and dedication to a professional role or subject. This study aimed to determine how extrinsic and intrinsic motivational factors influence the productivity of healthcare personnel at City Hospital in Mandalay, Myanmar.

Materials and Methods: Two hundred healthcare professionals (46 medical officers, 95 nurses, 22 pharmacists, and 37 medical technologists) from City Hospital were selected at random using a quantitative methodology. To collect the data, questionnaires and face-to-face interviews are administered to healthcare professionals. The collected data was examined using descriptive analysis.

Results: The study revealed that external factors such as financial reward, accommodation, and transportation also affect work performance. Healthcare personnel was not extrinsically driven, particularly because they were dissatisfied with their current workload, salary, and hospital benefits. The healthcare professionals, on the other hand, were intrinsically motivated due to the nature of their work and their joyful and pleasant working environment. According to the study, there is a substantial correlation between extrinsic and intrinsic motivations and the productivity of health personnel at City Hospital.
Conclusion: City Hospital should use motivational policies that are based on both external and internal motivational blocks.

Keywords: Extrinsic motivation; Intrinsic motivation; Productivity


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Naung Aye Y, Kay Khine Win M, Khaing W. The Impact of Motivation on Productivity: A Study of Healthcare Professionals at City Hospital, Mandalay, Myanmar. J. Med. Glob. [Internet]. 2022 May 21 [cited 2024 Apr. 17];1(1):21-7. Available from:



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