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    Please explain the difference between hygiene factor and motivators.
    Briefly discuss the implications of Herzberg's Theory to managers and what the theory informs them on.
    Name some of the primary hygiene factors and motivators.

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    Frederick Herzberg's Two factor Theory is also known as Herzberg's Hygiene Theory, and is a motivation theory. This theory seeks to explain the reasons for satisfaction and dissatisfaction in the workplace.

    Herzberg proposed that there were two category of factors at work in organizations. These categories he named motivators and hygiene factors. Hygiene Factors he theorized influenced the level of dissatisfaction of workers. Examples of hygiene factors are working conditions, pay and security, company policies, supervisory ...

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    This solution provides an explanation of Herzberg's Two Factor Theory on motivation and its importance to managers in creating incentive programs.