Answers to Midterm Essay Questions
4 attributes of low self- efficacy?
One attribute for someone with low self- efficacy would be looking for a reason to
abandon a goal. Second someone with low self-efficacy has a fear of failure
leading to the abandonmen
Answers to Final Essay Questions
why learning goal is better than outcome goal sometimes?
In cases choosing a learning goal would be better especially if the action is new
to the individual. When a person is learning a task such as learning to play the
1. The high-performance cycle examines how to increase a persons performance saying that
complex goals and high self- efficacy for achieving the goals are the pushing force for an
workers high performance.
The learning phase- a group or individual learns
BOB 1. Maslow created the need hierarchy theory in order to outline the most and least
fundamental needs of humans. This hierarchy of needs follows a pyramid model. The largest
level and considered the most basic needs is located at the bottom of pyramid.
Locke defined emotion as the form in which one experiences automatic,
subconscious value appraisals. Emotions can represent many things to an individual and
to each individuals performance especially in the workplace. Emotions are long lasting
1. I think the person- environment fit is important to a certain extent and the necessity of
the P-E fit is dependent on the individual. For some people a job is a job and the way they
fit in to their work environment does not really bother them as long a
The High Performance Cycle, which is also known, as the HPC is a model used to
explain how to increase an individuals performance. The HPC uses both a persons
variables as well as the job characteristics. There are five steps of the high performance
The readings discuss three different types of surveys used to measure attitudes and how
they related to motivation in the workplace. The first survey discussed is called the
Thurstone scale or anonymous employee attitude survey. This survey originally gai
Is it Monday Already?
Submitted for HR4170 Motivation in the Workplace to Dr. Michelle L. Rosser
The only formula you need to generate positive energy at wor
Equity Theory Pg. 45-46
Jean Stacey Adams
Influenced by Festingers cognitive dissonance theory
Primarily deals with money
States that people examine the raito of their outcomes relative to their inputs
relative tot hose of a comparison other