Assignment_Two-factor theory

Assignment_Two-factor theory - Organizational Psychology...

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1. a. I think Herzberg’s hypothesis was that people don’t have to be dissatisfied with their jobs to not be satisfied in them. Just because you rectify things that cause job dissatisfaction doesn’t mean an employee will be satisfied with his/ her job and be more productive (and visa versa). b. I believe it was a Quasi experiment because I think they could get more accurate results by gathering data from the employees closest to the workers being at the job they are satisfied or dissatisfied in (This is why I don’t think laboratory methods were used). It would also allow them to manipulate variables. I don’t think Observation was used much if at all because we can’t see satisfaction other than maybe good moods and demeanors, but there could be extraneous variables causing those demeanors. c. I’ll start by noting the dependant variable which is the workers attitude towards their jobs. Independent variables would be tied to the motivators and hygienes, things that could be manipulated are praise and recognition for work they do, altering the complexity
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2010 for the course PSY 111 taught by Professor Attarian during the Spring '08 term at Baker MI.

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