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Class, Locke’s goal setting theory: “the theory is based on the premise that task goals can be  highly motivating if they are properly set and well managed” (Baack, Reilly & Minnick,  2014). Vroom’s expectancy theory states that: “an employee’s belief that working hard will  result in a desired level of task performance being achieved” (Baack, Reilly & Minnick,  2014). Adam’s equity theory: “the premise of the theory is that perceived equity or inequity  plays a major role in the motivation processes” (Baack, Reilly & Minnick, 2014). The one thing I noticed within both the Locke’s goal setting theory and Vroom’s  expectancy is that they both revolve around creating an achievable goal. In Locke’s  theory, he states that if we create achievable goals it can be highly motivating. Once we
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