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Define the expectancy theory.

Define the expectancy theory.

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School: Western Kentucky University
Department: Engineering
Course: Organization and Management
Professor: Michael spiller
Term: Fall 2016
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Cost: 25
Name: MGT210 week 8 notes
Description: inDRNotes from week 8. REMINDER: there is a learnsmart due before Tuesday's class
Uploaded: 10/15/2016
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Week 8 Notes  


Define expectancy theory.



Tuesday, October 11, 2016 9:38 AM

• Organization behavior Modification

The systematic application of operant conditioning techniques to  promote the performance of organizationally functional behaviors and  discourage the performance of dysfunctional behaviors  

• Reinforcing Performance ○ Positive reinforcement

Applying consequences that increase the likelihood that a person will  repeat the behavior that led it it

○ Negative reinforcement

▪ Removing or withholding an undesirable consequence.

○ Punishment

▪ Administering an aversive consequence  

○ Extinction


What is equity theory ?



▪ Withdrawing or failing to provide reinforcing consequences  • Expectancy Theory  

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A theory proposing that people will behave based on their perceived  likelihood that their effort will lead to a certain outcome and on how  highly they value that outcome.

• Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

1. Physiological (food, water, sex, and shelter).

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What is the difference between positive reinforcement and negative reinforcement?



highly they value that outcome.

• Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

1. Physiological (food, water, sex, and shelter).

2. Safety or security (protection against threat and deprivation). 3. Social (friendship, affection, belonging, and love).

4.

Ego (independence, achievement, freedom, status, recognition, and  self-esteem).

5.

Self-actualization (realizing one’s full potential, becoming  everything one is capable of being).

Extrinsic awards We also discuss several other topics like Is it poor people's fault that they're poor?
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Rewards given to a person by a boss, the company, or some other  person

Intrinsic Reward

• Reward a worker derives directly from performing the job itself

New Thoughts not in the book

• Rewards/ punishments work well for physical work, not cognitive tasks • For cognitive tasks they DECREASE performance

• For cognitive tasks, jobs need

▪ Autonomy (self-direction)

▪ Mastery (the opportunity to get better at something)

▪ Purpose ( a reason for doing something)

Equity Theory

A theory stating that people access how fairly they have been treated  according to two key factors: outcomes and inputs  Don't forget about the age old question of Distinguish between intensive and extensive properties.
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