Theories of Motivation - Practical Application of the Two-Factor Theory Within the Ngo Sector

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University of Montenegro Faculty of Economics

Vladimír Škuta (an exchange student)

Theories of Motivation: Practical Application of the Two-factor Theory within the NGO Sector

Dr. Maja Baćović

18th May, 2011

Table of Contents
1. 2. Introduction.......................................................................................................... 3 Motivation............................................................................................................. 3 2.2. 2.3. Factors of motivation ............................................................................................. 4 Theories of motivation ........................................................................................... 4

2.3.1. Content theories............................................................................................................. 4 2.3.1.1. Hierarchy of needs (Maslow) .............................................................................. 5 2.3.1.2. ERG theory (Alderfer)......................................................................................... 5 2.3.2. Two-factor theory (Herzberg) ...................................................................................... 6 2.3.3. Process theories.............................................................................................................. 6 2.3.3.1. VIE Theory (Vroom)............................................................................................ 7 2.3.3.2. Goal-setting theory (Latham, Locke) ................................................................. 7 2.3.3.3. Equity theory (Adams) ........................................................................................ 8

3.

Herzebreg’s two-factor theory in the NGO sector .............................................. 8 3.1.
3.1.1. 3.1.2. 3.1.3. 3.1.4. 3.1.5. 3.1.6.

Motivators............................................................................................................... 9 Work itself ...................................................................................................................... 9 Achievement ................................................................................................................. 10 Recognition................................................................................................................... 10 Responsibility ............................................................................................................... 11 Career advancement.................................................................................................... 11 Personal growth ........................................................................................................... 12

3.2.
3.2.1. 3.2.2. 3.2.3. 3.2.4. 3.2.5. 3.2.6.

Hygiene factors..................................................................................................... 12 Interpersonal relations ................................................................................................ 12 Working conditions ..................................................................................................... 13 Company policies, its administration and job security ............................................ 13 Status and supervision................................................................................................. 14 Personal life .................................................................................................................. 14 Salary ............................................................................................................................ 14

4.

Conclusion.......................................................................................................... 15

Bibliography............................................................................................................... 17

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