Herzberg ‘Two Factor’ Theory

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Herzberg’s Motivation Theory model, or Two Factor Theory.  It provides two factors that affect motivation in the workplace.

Herzberg’s Motivational Theory explained

Herzberg’s Theory of Motivation tries to get to the root of motivation in the workplace. You can leverage this theory to help you get the best performance from your team.

These factors are hygiene factors and motivating factors.

The process is explained here

  • Hygiene factors will cause an employee to work less if not present.
  • Motivating factors will encourage an employee to work harder if present.