In every organization, the most useful asset is its human resource. The human capital of a business will, to a large extent, determine the profitability of the business through productivity. The more productive they are, the more the company stands to benefit. This paper discusses the issue of employee demotivation in the mining industry. Through two peer-reviewed articles, it seeks to evaluate the causes and effects of the problem.
The mining industry faces frequent employee unrest because the employers and employers have contrasting interests. The employer’s aim is to maximize profit and improve the quality of the product. The employees’ interest is to increase their income and raise their standard of living.