Motivated employees are employees that are not just well paid but are also employees that will stick to the company when the company needed most their support. Making them stockholder at the same time will make them interested employees and this could actually help the organization in attaining the inevitable corporate objective of profitability.
Supports from employees need not only be financial investments or better work outputs; these people can even be convinced of reduced salaries if only the organization is to survive during difficult times.
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