Frederick Herzberg's Theory of Motivation: Overview

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Another name for Herzberg's two-factor theory is what?

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1. According to Herzberg, what are motivators?

2. An example of a hygiene factor according to Herzberg is what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will enable you to show your understanding of the theory of motivation, including another name for the theory and some of its strengths and weaknesses.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Name for Herzberg's two-factor theory
  • Definition of motivators
  • Examples of hygiene factors
  • Weaknesses and strengths of his theory of motivations

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding motivators
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the strengths and weaknesses of the theory of motivation
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding hygiene factors and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about Herzberg's studies, review the following lesson called Frederick Herzberg's Theory of Motivation: Overview. This lesson on how to motivate employees covers the following:

  • Details Herzberg's book The Motivation to Work
  • Defines the differences between hygiene factors and motivating factors
  • Covers strengths of the two-factor theory
  • Explains problems with Herzberg's research
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