Two Factor Theory

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A posit that emotions result from
(1) physiologic arousal and
(2) cognitive labelling of the arousal’s cause
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His Motivator-Hygiene Theory continues to be required reading in many management courses and his article "Once More Time: How Do You Motivate Employees?
From these observations, Herzberg and his colleagues developed the Motivator-Hygiene Theory, which argued that motivation is made up of two different scales--job satisfaction and job dissatisfaction.
The instructor may use the exercise to teach a variety of motivational theories, including, but not limited to: Maslow's (1943; 1954) needs hierarchy theory, Alderfer's (1972) ERG Theory, Herzberg's motivator-hygiene theory (Herzberg, Mausner, & Snyderman, 1959), McClelland's (1961) theory of learned needs, expectancy theory (Vroom, 1964), and equity theory (Adams, 1963).