Is recognition of work a hygiene factor or motivation factor? Influencers › Forums › Total Rewards Forum › Is recognition of work a hygiene factor or motivation factor? This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by CS Author 1 year, 8 months ago. Author Posts July 5, 2016 at 9:31 am #5288 CS AuthorKeymaster Do employees feel motivated when their performance is rewarded or are they expecting it should be recognized all the time? Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.