Herzberg, Fred

Herzberg, Fred (Frederick)

(1923–  ) psychologist; born in Lynn, Mass. He taught at Western Reserve University (1957–72) and the University of Utah business school (1972). An authority on motivation and the nature of work, he advocated using job enrichment as a motivator. His books include The Motivation to Work (1959) and Work and the Nature of Man (1966).
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