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Unformatted text preview: Randy Hall Mid Term Exam MG365 June, 2004 Money is not a motivator says W. Edwards Deming. Deming went on to quote an executive from General Motors who says that if he doubled everyones pay, nothing would change. 1. Use Herzbergs Motivation-Hygiene Theory (and others in the first few chapters as you see fit) to explain how that can be. The reason doubling everyones pay would change nothing is that, according to Herzbergs Motivation- Hygiene Theory, money (salary) is a hygiene factor. In other words, money is something used to sustain or maintain the work environment. Factors in this category are typically responsible for either increasing or decreasing dissatisfaction. Motivation, which tends to lead to performance, is a different category of factors from hygiene factors. So more money in this case would help eliminate or decrease the amount of factors from hygiene factors....
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This note was uploaded on 07/10/2011 for the course MG 365 taught by Professor Johnbennett during the Winter '09 term at Park.
- Winter '09