Practice Quiz on Expectancy - 1 1 Expectancy theorys instrumentality dimension refers to the degree to which one believes that effort leads to

Practice Quiz on Expectancy - 1 1 Expectancy theorys...

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1. Expectancy theory’s instrumentality dimension refers to the degree to which one believes that effort leads to performance. (False) 2. Motivation is a. having the skills and knowledge required to perform the job. b. a function of performance, ability and environment. c. the desire to achieve a goal or a certain performance level, leading to goal-directed behavior d. the only key to high performance. (c) 3. Maslow’s theory of motivation suggests a. employee needs are ordered. b. employee needs are grouped in three categories.
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Unformatted text preview: c. employee needs are divided into motivator and hygiene categories. d. employee needs are acquired as the result of life experiences. (a) 4. Which of the following is a need based theory of motivation? a. expectancy theory. b. ERG theory. c. reinforcement theory. d. equity theory. (b) 1 5. Positive reinforcement a. decreases the desired behavior. b. decreases the frequency of negative behavior. c. increases the desired behavior. d. reduces the frequency of undesired behavior. (c) 2...
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  • Fall '12
  • Shepard
  • expectancy theory, employee needs, certain performance level

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