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Unformatted text preview: professional) – OVER REWARDED • 2. Not professional, lower wage - EQUITABLE • 3. Just as good as professional, same wage as professional - EQUITABLE They looked at how many errors each caught. • Over-rewarded caught more errors and worked harder to justify the change in pay. • Most other studies find that over-rewarded people DON’T feel guilty and don’t tend to complain. Other ways to avoid feeling inequity. Change comparison target Change type or meaning of input/output • Emphasize pre-existing talent or high status as an “input” (or de-emphasize) • Change meaning of output (work has social benefits) Sample Group Tasks Use physical talents – sports teams Generate ideas – brainstorm new business product Chose the right solution – solving a math problem, juries deciding guilt Resolve conflict – labor negotiation, board deciding to value environment over growth...
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- Fall '10
- Sociology, Input/output, Outcomes/ Inputs Theory, brainstorm new business, Sample Group Tasks