What is the nature of your query? Are you student or professional? Is low motivation problem in your company or some else's company? You feel that employee motivation is below the expected level. Have you done any kind of study to measure the motivation? Earlier, I had given exhaustive reply about attrition analysis. Check the following link to refer it:
As far as employee motivation is concerned, earlier I have give two replies. Check the following links:
If you wish to know about employee motivation from academic study point of view, then you may click the following link:
Go through the above links, find out what exactly is your problem, make a action plan, and then come back to us again. Please note that any action plan has to be based on sufficient study of the organisation. Sans the study, motivating the employee may become a wild goose chase.
19th September 2016 From India, Bangalore