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For each of the following pairs of firms, explain which firm would be more likely to

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Problem Problems and Applications 16.9

For each of the following pairs of firms, explain which firm would be more likely to engage in advertising. a. a family-owned farm or a family-owned restaurant b. a manufacturer of forklifts or a manufacturer of cars c. a company that invented a very comfortable razor or a company that invented a less comfortable razor

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Ch. 9: Motivation ● Motivation ­ set of forces that energize, direct, and sustain behavior ● 2 sources of motivation: ○ Push forces ­ internal from the person ■ Ex: needs for self­esteem, attitudes about self or job, goals ○ Pull forces ­ external from the environment ■ Ex: supervisor, compensation ● Rewards ○ Extrinsic ­ the payoff a person receives from others for performing a particular task ■ Ex: money, praise ○ Intrinsic ­ satisfaction a person receives from performing the particular task itself ■ Ex: joy ● Overjustification effect ­ in certain cases, extrinsic rewards may undermine intrinsic motivation ● Content perspective ○ What motivates employees ○ Personal needs that workers attempt to satisfy ○ Ex: Maslow’s hierarchy of needs ­ if a lower level need isn’t satisfied (p

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Textbook: Principles of Economics
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Author: N. Gregory Mankiw
ISBN: 9780538453059

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