Two Factor Theory


Definition: Two Factor Theory is a leadership and employee motivation theory by Frederick Herzberg in which he argued that satisfaction and psychological growth are the result of two groups of motivation factors:
- Hygiene factors (working conditions, quality of supervision, salary, status, safety, job, company policies and administration,interpersonal relations)
- Motivation factors (achievement, recognition for achievement, responsibility for task, interesting job, advancement to higher level tasks, growth).


More on behavior and motivation: Attribution Theory, Employee Commitment, Employee Involvement, Employee Motivation, ERG Theory, more...


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