Hygiene factors are a type of expectation that impact a person's motivation. They are a type of basic condition that don't increase motivation if they are met but may dramatically decrease motivation if they are not met. For example, a worker may expect to be provided with a comfortable chair. If they are given a cheap plastic lawn chair by a new employer, it may decrease motivation.
Expectations that decrease motivation if not satisfied but don't increase motivation when they are satisfied.
A healthy and safe work environmentA lunch breakVacation time
Cleanliness of products and services such as a clean hotel room.
An informative websiteA customer service phone number
Also Known As
Herzberg's motivation-hygiene theory
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