Executive summary This study provides a deeper insight into the motivation theories that have been implemented

to motivate employees during the past decades. In this report, automobile manufacturing sector in the US is particularly selected and the motivation theories on the assembly line workers are examined. After discussing different motivation theories that are applied on assembly line workers in the US, the adjustments that can be implemented in the system are defined and analysed. This section is then followed by the possible consequences as well as advantages and disadvantages of making those preferred changes. Finally, the applicability of the motivation theories that were selected previously is analysed under different working conditions. Thus, a comparison between India and the US is conducted for this purpose.

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