A what may seem fair and equitable to a team leader

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a) What may seem fair and equitable to a team leader might be perceived as unfair and inequitable by a team member after comparisons are made with other team members.
b) Feelings of inequity are determined solely by the individual's interpretation of the situation.c) People who feel they are overpaid tend to decrease the quantity or quality of their work, whereas people who feel they are underpaid tend to increase the quantity or quality of their work.d) People are less comfortable when they are under-rewarded than when they are over-rewarded.e) In collectivist cultures, people seem to be more concerned about equality than equity.Ans: cPage: 109Level: DifficultLearning Objective 3: Explain what the equity theory of motivation is and why it is important.Section Reference: Equity Theory Predictions and FindingsThe degree to which the rules and procedures specified by policies are properly followed in all cases to which they are applied is known as __________.a) distributive justiceb) instrumentalityc) procedural justiced) interactional justicee) organizational justice
Ans: cPage: 109Level: MediumLearning Objective 3: Explain what the equity theory of motivation is and why it is important.Section Reference: Equity and Organizational JusticeThe degree to which all people are treated the same under a policy is known as __________.a) distributive justiceb) instrumentalityc) procedural justiced) interactional justicee) organizational justiceAns: aPage: 110Level: MediumLearning Objective 3: Explain what the equity theory of motivation is and why it is important.Section Reference: Equity and Organizational Justice
According to expectancy theory, the value the individual attaches to various work outcomes is known as __________.a) expectancyb) valencec) instrumentalityd) interactional justicee) equityAns: bPage: 111Level: DifficultLearning Objective 4: Define expectancy terms and concepts, predictions, implications and research.Section Reference: Expectancy Terms and ConceptsWhich equation correctly reflects Vroom's expectancy theory of motivation?a) Motivation = expectancy X instrumentality X valenceb) Motivation = expectancy X equity X rewardsc) Motivation = expectancy + equity + rewardsd) Motivation = expectancy X rewards X valencee) Motivation = expectancy + rewards + valence
Ans: aPage: 111Level: MediumLearning Objective 4: Define expectancy terms and concepts, predictions, implications and research.Section Reference: Expectancy Theory PredictionsThe expectancy theory of motivation predicts that a person will be motivated to work hard when __________.a) expectancy is high and instrumentality and valence are lowb) instrumentality is high and expectancy and valence are lowc) valence is high and expectancy and instrumentality are lowd) expectancy, instrumentality, and valence are all highe) expectancy or instrumentality or valence equals zeroAns: dPages: 111-112Level: DifficultLearning Objective 4: Define expectancy terms and concepts, predictions, implications and research.

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