Motivation versus Hygiene
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When our respondents reported feeling happy with their jobs, they most frequently described factors related to their tasks, to events that indicated to them that they were successful in the performance of their work, and to the possibility of professional growth. Hygiene operates to remove health hazards from the environment of man. When there are deleterious factors in the context of the job, they serve to bring about poor job attitudes. Improvement in these factors of hygiene will serve to remove the impediments to positive job attitudes. Among the factors of hygiene we have included supervision, interpersonal relations, physical working conditions, salary, company policies and administrative practices, benefits, and job security. The factors that lead to positive job attitudes do so because they satisfy the individual's need for self-actualization in his work. The definition of hygiene and motivation and the relationship of these complexes of factors to the behavior of men at work has many implications for industrial practice.