Essays Tagged: "Two-factor theory"

Discuss critically the validity of the contention that the motivation to work well depends on more than a high salary and good working conditions.

removing the causes of dissatisfaction then intrinsic rewards are necessary. Herzbergs 'Two Factor' theory of motivation supports the latter part of the contention that the motivation for staff to wor ... king conditions and all other contributing factors some people are still not motivated. McClellands theory of achievement motivation says that we all want to achieve but for some people it is a high p ...

(6 pages) 482 1 4.1 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Essay on theories behind and Motivation techniques, including the Herzberg Theory, etc as applied to an organization. Word count: 1805

rganization, Xxx, modeled its people's strategy around the basic principles of Frederick Herzberg's Theory.The Acquired-needs TheoryIn his acquired-needs theory, David McClelland proposed that an indi ... veness in certain job functions are influenced by these three needs (McClelland, p.4). McClelland's theory sometimes is referred to, as the three need theory.People with a high need for achievement (n ...

(7 pages) 1262 4 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Compare and Contrast of Motivational Theories

these needs are satisfied, other higher needs emerge.("Abraham H. Maslow's", 2001)Herzberg Hygiene TheoryHerzberg found that the factors causing job satisfaction (and presumably motivation) were diff ... ivation) were different from those causing job dissatisfaction. He developed the motivation-hygiene theory to explain these results. He called the satisfiers motivators and the dissatisfiers hygiene f ...

(3 pages) 465 2 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Consolidated Transition Plan.

few decades. Researching Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, McGregor's Theory X and Theory Y, Herzberg's Two-Factor Theory, McClelland's Theory of Needs, and Goal-Setting Theory is a good starting point. S ...

(36 pages) 789 2 3.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Does Job enrichment work?

el management are expressed.THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONJob enrichment is based on Herzberg's dual-factor theory of job satisfaction and motivation (Kreitner, Kinicki, 2001). Herzberg suggested that people ... o practice what Herzberg suggested.RESEARCH EVIDENCEThe period that followed Herzberg's dual-factor theory and his suggestion of vertical job loading was full of research about the practical utility o ...

(15 pages) 447 2 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Employee Motivation Methods

MASLOWS HIERARCHY OF NEEDSThe triangle below is Maslows Hierarchy of needs theory. He believes that all people are motivated by the same things. The three lower things in the ... room with broken light fittings and graphite on the walls then the praise will not work.MCGREGOR'S THEORY X AND THEORY YMcGregor believes that there are two types of manager. They motivate their work ... cGregor believes that there are two types of manager. They motivate their workers in different ways.Theory X managers believe that workers are only motivated by money. They are lazy, selfish and disli ...

(1 pages) 300 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

All about organization behaviour

d barriers during the process. Since each of motivation technique, likely Maslow's needs hierarchy, Theory X and Theory Y, Hygiene factors, ERG Theory and McClellands's Theory of needs, have different ... o-active workers and active worker. In this two kind workers, pro-active style and active style are Theory X and Theory Y respectively. Many of Pro-active workers are not lazy, but they prefer the sta ...

(17 pages) 677 1 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Job enrichment: Managerial Tool in the 21st century

AbstractJob enrichment has evolved immensely since its beginnings as part of Frederick Herzberg's Two-Factor Theory. It is now a catch-all for various managerial tools. Some of these tools of job en ... 1950's Frederick Herzberg, following the work of A. H. Maslow's hierarchy of needs, established his Two-Factor Theory (also known as motivation-hygiene theory) on how to motivate workers. Herzberg ass ...

(13 pages) 244 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


unmet human needs. The driving need changes as soon as it is fulfilled. Under the hierarchy of need theory, to maximize worker performance, jobs must be designed to assist the individual's growth and ... cument Available at:, J. (1997). Herzberg's Theory of Motivation. Eric/AE Digest.Document available at: ...

(4 pages) 78 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

'Human Resource Management works well in theory but not in practice'. Discuss.

Human Resource ManagementWorks Well In Theory ButNot In PracticeA Report submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award ... 2004ABSTRACTThis paper discusses the issue of whether Human Resource Management (HRM) works well in theory but not in practice, through the topic of 'Motivation and Reward'.Through the use of both qua ... ng the strategy and the needs and wants of their employees. Concepts will inevitably work better in theory as it is assumed that human behaviour is rational, wherein in practice humans are often irrat ...

(17 pages) 406 0 3.9 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Human Resources Incentive Schemes and Motivation in Business.

s that makes people work harder. The best known are those of Maslow, McGregor and Herzberg.Maslow's Theory.A. H. Maslow (1908-70) was an American psychologist who said that people worked in order to g ... erarchy because each higher level can only be achieved if the level below is built first.McGregor's Theory.D. McGregor looked at the way that employers and employees traditionally viewed work - the em ...

(11 pages) 501 0 4.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

MGT 331 Motivation Paper: Divas Clothing Store, Ltd.

eciated. To maintain continued motivation with all employees Divas Clothing Store Ltd. utilizes the Two-Factor Theory.The Two-Factor Theory is based on the hygiene factors and motivator factors. The h ... sures the competition does not become detrimental to the organization. With the introduction of the Two-Factor Theory, administrative staff has begun to realize that even as a small organization, reco ...

(6 pages) 182 1 3.8 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics


a different situation. Fredrick Herzburg developed another popular theory of motivation called the two-factor theory (Herzburg 53-62). Herzburg findings suggest there are two factors that contribute ...

(3 pages) 125 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Examine two contents theory of motivation that you familiar with and explain how this theory might help manager to motivate employee.

ective is the approaches to find what needs and need deficiencies that motivate people. The process theory is the approaches to find why people choose certain behavior to satisfy their needs. The purp ... sfy their needs. The purpose of this essay is to examine the two most popular contents perspectives theory of motivation namely Maslow's hierarchy theory and Herzberg's two factor theory and to explai ...

(8 pages) 195 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

A Managers Role and Motivation Techniques.

ories of motivationTwo of these theories assume that workers are only motivated by one factor. The 'Theory of Scientific Management' written by Fredrick Taylor (1856-1917) assumes that levels of pay m ... uirements. The other two theories adopt a multi-factored approach. Abraham Maslow (1908-1970) in 'A theory of human motivation' argued that there were 5 different levels of needs that motivated worker ...

(7 pages) 161 0 4.2 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Job design

ned approach to the division of work.In this assignment, I will describe the theories of Herzberg's Two-Factors Model and the Job Characteristics Model of Hackman and Oldham and knowledge work. Second ... my finds.2.0 The theories of Job Design2.1 Theories of Herzberg applied in job designIn Hertzberg's Two-factor Model, which is also known as Motivation-Hygiene Model, Herzberg proposes a list of facto ...

(6 pages) 100 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Money as a Motivator

s studies:(A) Theories of Human motivation and their relation to money:* The Hierarchy of NeedsThis theory is probably the best-known motivation theory. It was coined by Abraham Maslow during the 1940 ... less a motivator. Money can't buy safety, a sense of belonging, self esteem or self actualization.* Theory X and Theory YIn 1960, Douglas McGregor advanced the idea that managers had a major part in m ...

(20 pages) 115 0 4.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Creating Motivated Workforce - Organisational Behavior and models.

popular theoriesMaslow's hierarchy of needsAlderfer's modified hierarchy of needs model.Herzberg's two-factor theory.McCelelland's achievement Motivation theory.2.2.1 Maslow's hierarchy Model.Abraham ... n-Time production system is an excellent example of what motivated workforce can achieve.Herzberg's two-factor TheoryThere are two factors that motivate people in their jobs. These two factors are:Hyg ...

(16 pages) 47 0 0.0 Jul/2011

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management