Application of Frederick Herzberg ’ s Two-Factor theory in assessing and understanding employee motivation at work : a Ghanaian Perspective

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  title={Application of Frederick Herzberg ’ s Two-Factor theory in assessing and understanding employee motivation at work : a Ghanaian Perspective},
  author={J J{\"a}rvinen},
  year={2012}
}
This paper critically examines Frederick Herzberg’s two-factor theory and assesses its application and relevance in understanding the essential factors that motivate the Ghanaian worker. The two-factor theory of motivation explains the factors that employees find satisfying and dissatisfying about their jobs. These factors are the hygiene factors and motivators. The hygiene factors when absent can lead to dissatisfaction in the work place but when fully catered for in the work environment on… CONTINUE READING

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