Frederick Herzberg's Theory: The Characteristics Of Motivation

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Motivation is an important thing in our life. without motivation no one can live because it helps anyone to achieve his goals for example if a person in the school or college study to get a good mark in the exam so if his parent motivates him he will spend more hours to study to the exam and he will not only get a good mark but he will get a full mark. So motivation help everyone to study or work hard to achieve his goal. Motivation is the characteristic that helps to achieve the goals of a person and it is the energy that keep everyone going even when they fall. There are many theories for motivation there is two that is good to talk about it.
1. Frederick Herzberg 's motivation-hygiene theory
2. Maslow 's Hierarchy of Needs
First Frederick Herzberg 's motivation-hygiene theory: Frederick Herzberg started his life at Massachusetts in year 1923. He took his higher education Town College of New York, followed by graduate grades at the University of Pittsburgh. Herzberg was a Professor of Managing at Case Western Reserve University, where he knows the Department of Industrial Mental Health. He moved to the University of Utah 's College of Business in 1972, where he was also a Professor of Managing. He died at Salt Lake City in year 2000.
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Frederick completed a book call 'The Motivation to Work ' then he did the motivation theory and extended his motivation hygiene theory in his following books: Work and the Nature of Man (1966); The Managerial Choice (1982); and Herzberg on Motivation (1983).
Herzberg divided his factors of motivation into two types called Hygiene factors and Motivation factors. The Hygiene factors can discourage or cause defeat if they are not present, but do not create satisfaction when they are present; however, Motivation factors do motivate or create satisfaction and are rarely the cause of

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