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Unformatted text preview: Equity Theory whats fair is all a matter of perception A. An employees perception of equity (fairness) is based solely on a comparison to ones peers B. Actual treatment or conditions are secondary to perceptions of whats fair or unfair C. Employer must be able to explain disparities to avoid negative reaction by employees 1. If under-rewarded: pull back, quit, rationalize 2. If over-rewarded: increase effort, rationalize Exam: over chapters 7, 8, 10, and 12...
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- Spring '08