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Maslow Vs. Herzberg

Which do you think is more applicable to health service organizations, Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs or Herzberg's Two-Factor Theory? Why?

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Frederick Herzberg proposed the "Two-Factor Theory", also known as the motivator-hygiene theory. According to Herzberg, there are some job factors that result in employee satisfaction and at the same time, there are some job factors that prevent dissatisfaction. Unlike Herzberg's Two-Factor Theory, Maslow's "Hierarchy of Needs", are divided into basic needs and growth needs. Basic needs include safety, love, self esteem, and ...