Hygiene Factors And Motivation

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Theoretical Background

This study is anchored on the two-factor theory by Herzberg. The two-factor implied as the hygiene factors and motivators. Hygiene factors are the things that you get from working like pay or salary. Motivators are the factors that produce job satisfaction like the level of responsibility and the amount of job control. Herzberg believes that hygiene factors are important but not enough for job satisfaction and motivation. If a hygiene factor is lesser than what the employee expected, he will be less motivated as well. In contrast, if the hygiene factors are enough, the employee’s level of satisfaction will only be neutral. Only the presence of both hygiene factors and motivators can motivate and satisfy the employee. Thus, if an employee is paid a lot but has no control over his job will still probably be unmotivated. If an employee has proper control over
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