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Table 1 Most frequent motivators and demotivators among physicians

From: Motivational determinants among physicians in Lahore, Pakistan

Organizational Socio-cultural Intrinsic
Motivators   
• Opportunities for higher qualifications • Respect • Serving people
• Good working and hygienic conditions • Social rewards • Work interest
• Personal safety   • Career growth
• Good professional experience   • Ability to support oneself and family
• Good pay   • Autonomy
• Financial incentives other than pay   • Empowerment
Demotivators   
• Less pay • Disrespect • Less career growth
• Poor working and hygienic conditions • Poor interpersonal relations • Inability to support oneself and family
• Fewer opportunities for higher qualifications • Less social rewards  
• Less personal safety • Less personal and social time  
• Heavy work load   
• Long duty hours   
• Resource unavailability   
• Fewer promotion opportunities   
• Poor supervision