International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

The Mediating Effect of Work Motivation on the Influence of Technical Reward against Job Satisfaction in Vietnamese Monopoly
Nguyen Thi Thanh Thuy, Phan Thi Thanh Hien, Nguyen Thi Anh Van

The purpose of this study is to apply Herzberg’s motivation hygiene theory to the relationship among technical reward, work motivation and job satisfaction in Vietnamese monopoly and confirm the validity of Herzberg’s motivation hygiene theory. The proposed model was tested using data from 198 electricity employees. The results show that (1) technical reward is positively related to work motivation, (2) work motivation has a positive significant effect on job satisfaction, and (3) work motivation is partially mediating relationship between technical reward and job satisfaction. The implications of findings are discussed for future research and organiations on human resource management.

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