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Work and the nature of man

Author: Frederick Herzberg
Publisher: Cleveland : World Pub. Co., 1966.
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Herzberg, Frederick.
Work and the nature of man.
Cleveland, World Pub. Co. [1966]
(OCoLC)654512681
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Herzberg
OCLC Number: 243610
Description: xx, 203 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Business--dominant institution of modern times --
Adam and Abraham --
Industry's concepts of man --
The basic needs of man --
Psychological growth --
The motivation-hygiene theory --
Verification of the theory of motivation-hygiene --
Further verification of the motivation-hygiene theory --
What do we do?
Responsibility: Frederick Herzberg.

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Preface vii Chapter 1 Business – Dominant Institution of Modern Times 1 Chapter 2 Adam and Abraham 12 Chapter 3 Industry’s Concept of Man 32 Chapter 4 The Basic Needs of Man 44 Chapter 5 Psychological Growth 57 Chapter 6 The Motivation-Hygiene Theory 71 Chapter 7 Verification of the Theory of Motivation-Hygiene 92 Chapter 8 Further Verification of the Motivation-Hygiene Theory 130 Chapter 9 What Do We Do? 168 Appendix 193 References 199 Tables I Types of Adjustments 88 II Characteristics of Hygiene and Motivation Seekers 90 III Populations in 10 Tests of Motivation-Hygiene Theory of Job Attitudes 122 IV Summary of Factors Which Showed Significant Differences Between Positive and Negative Incidents of Job Feelings Representing 10 Studies of 17 Populations 124 V 525 Male Nonsupervisors 138 VI 131 Female Nonsupervisors 138 VII Response of Male Nonsupervisors 139 VIII Hospital Events (First Level) 142 IX Hospital Events (Second Level) 143 X Job Events (First Level) 143 XI Job Events (Second Level) 143 XII Relationship Between Individual Motivations and Job Characteristics 144 XIII Percent of Total Responses Excluding Unscorable Schizophrenic Responses 153 XIV Relationship of Motivational Pattern to Improvement in Rehabilitation 157 XV Relationship of Work Motivations to Improvement in Rehabilitation 158 Figures 1 Comparison of Satisfiers and Dissatisfiers 73 2 Adjustment Continua 87 3 Comparison of Satisfiers and Dissatisfiers: Pittsburgh Engineers 97 4 Comparison of Satisfiers and Dissatisfiers: Pittsburgh Accountants 98 5 Comparison of Satisfiers and Dissatisfiers: Lower-Level Supervisors in Utility Industry 100 6 Comparison of Satisfiers and Dissatisfiers: Finnish Supervisors 102 7 Comparison of Satisfiers and Dissatisfiers: Women in High-Level Professional Positions 104 8 Comparison of Satisfiers and Dissatisfiers: County Agricultural Extension Workers 106 9 Comparison of Satisfiers and Dissatisfiers: Pre-Retirees from Managerial Positions 108 10 Comparison of Satisfiers and Dissatisfiers: Scientists 110 11 Comparison of Satisfiers and Dissatisfiers: Engineers 111 12 Comparison of Satisfiers and Dissatisfiers: Manufacturing Supervisors 112 13 Comparison of Satisfiers and Dissatisfiers: Male Hourly Technicians 113 14 Comparison of Satisfiers and Dissatisfiers: Female Assemblers 114 15 Comparison of Satisfiers and Dissatisfiers: Hospital Nurses 116 16 Comparison of Satisfiers and Dissatisfiers: Skilled Hospital Employees 117 17 Comparison of Satisfiers and Dissatisfiers: Unskilled Hospital Employees 118 18 Comparison of Satisfiers and Dissatisfiers: Housekeeping Workers 119 19 Comparison of Satisfiers and Dissatisfiers: Hungarian Engineers 121 20 Attitudes Toward Tasks 162 21 Performance Index 163

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