Theoretical grounds of labour demotivation diagnostics in the light of eighth SDG

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Bohdan-Petro Koshovyi
Ilona Petryk
Andrii Yevstakhevych


The eighth SDG concerns decent working conditions. A crucial role in supporting this SDG has a sustainable business. In this article, we have considered labour demotivation in the light of the eighth SDG. We stressed the importance of improving the diagnostics system of demotivation of labour for companies that want to increase profits and be socially responsible. During the literature review, we found a lack of research on labour demotivation and diagnostics. Therefore, we analysed the diagnostic systems' composition and substantiated the main stages, criteria, and functions of the diagnostic system of labour demotivation. We also discussed the prospects of integrating demotivation diagnostics into the enterprise management system. The results of this study can be the basis for further empirical analysis of labour demotivation and can be helpful for internal HR policies improvement.

sustainable development goals, eighth SDG, labour demotivation, HRM


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Koshovyi, B.-P. ., Petryk, I. ., Yevstakhevych, A. ., & Von- Nagy, I. . (2021). Theoretical grounds of labour demotivation diagnostics in the light of eighth SDG. Law, Business and Sustainability Herald, 1(2), 48–57.
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Bohdan-Petro Koshovyi, Lviv University of Business and Law

Bohdan-Petro Koshovyi, PhD, Head of the Department of Demography, Labor Relations and Social Policy, Lviv University of Business and Law, Kulparkivska str., 99, 79021 Lviv, Ukraine, e-mail: (corresponding author), ORCID:

Ilona Petryk, University of Finance and Law

Ilona Petryk, DSc, Associate Professor, adiunkt, Faculty of Finance and Information Technology, University of Finance and Law, Czesława Tańskiego 5, 43-382 Bielsko-Biała, Poland, ORCID:

Andrii Yevstakhevych, Lviv university of business and law

Andrii Yevstakhevych, PhD, lecturer, Department of Business Economics and Information Technology, Lviv university of business and law, Kulparkivska, 99, 79021 Lviv, Ukraine, ORCID:

Ira Von- Nagy

Ira Von- Nagy, Dr. med., Fachärztin für HNO-Heilkunde, Chiemgauerstraße 144, 81549 München, Germany, ORCID:


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