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  • Let1 Task 3

    LET1 Task 3 (317.1.5.10) Organizational Behavior& Leadership Power and Politics Some would say that power and greed are two sides of the same coin. In this essay we will review the use and type of power in the scenario provided. We will also define the basic types of power. Five bases of power demonstrated Legitimate power (Formal): Is derived from a person’s position in an organization. A person’s level of legitimate power is directly linked to their ability to coerce or reward others

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  • Let Task1

    Expectancy Theory is a widely excepted explanation of motivate in which it is believed that there are three main elements of relationships. Effort-performance relationship (Expectancy) which is the perceived probability by the individual that exerting a given amount of effort will lead to performance. An example, if I give my maximum effort I will be recognized in my performance review. Performance-reward relationship (Instrumentally) in which the degree to which the individual believes that

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  • Rjdt Task1

    In accordance with BrainMass rules this is not a completion of assignment but only background help: FROM: Elementary Division Manager, TO: CEO DATE: July 06, 2011. SUBJECT: Claims of constructive discharge: The reason why this memo is being written is that a former employee has filed a case under against the company under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, constructive discharge, on the charges that the company requires its workers to work on religious holidays. The reason for this

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  • Let1 Task 3

    Power refers to the capacity that employee A has to influence the behavior of employee B. There are five bases of power. These powers can be out into two distinct groups. One is formal power and the other is personal power. The formal power group includes coercive power, reward power, and legitimate power. The personal power group includes expert power and referent power. Along with the power bases, there are dependence powers. Dependence is employee B’s relationship to A when A possesses

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  • Fnt1 Task1

    FNT1 Task1 Western Governors University FNT1 Task1 | Financial condition of Company G memo | | | Introduction: | Below is business memorandum to the CEO of Company G. Below is a chart that full meets the expectations of the task that was give. Each ratio is explained and the formulas used are listed along with the ratio finding. 1. That information is used to understand what our current trend and if it indicates a strength, weakness, no concern. Final Justification of

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  • Jft2 Task1

    Running head: JFT2 Organizational Management – Task 1 JFT2 Organizational Management – Task 1 Charles Jorgenson WGU 1. Bill Bailey Motivational Technique Mr. Bailey could effectively use Vroom’s Expectancy Theory to motivate his organization to oppose the merger. Vroom’s Expectancy Theory can be summarized in this way: The probability of a person acting in a certain way depends on the strength of the belief that the action will create a certain outcome and the attractiveness of that

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  • Let1

    What Is Leadership? 1 Define leadership and contrast leadership and management. We define leadership as the ability to influence a group toward the achievement of a vision or set of goals. The source of this influence may be formal, such as that provided by managerial rank in an organization. But not all leaders are managers, nor, for that matter, are all managers leaders. Just because an organization provides its managers with certain formal rights is no assurance they will lead effectively

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  • Let1 Task1

    Expectancy Theory The Expectancy Theory of Motivation includes three parts: Expectancy (Effort-Performance), Instrumentality (Performance-Reward), and Valence (Rewards-Personal Goals). The theory was developed on the basis of an argument that a person will be further motivated to improve if they believe that those efforts will result in better performance or perhaps they will be given better rewards for the work they may do. Task A). Expectancy (Effort-Performance) The first part of this

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  • Hat Task1

    Community Health Nursing HAT: Task 1 Darcie M. Walker January 12, 2012 A1-A2: Community Assessment and Data Interpretation The state of Indiana can show you many different areas of living along with multiple cultures that make the great state what it is. Living in a small town for many years, and relocating to a larger city has been extremely eye opening to see all of those cultures in action. POPULATION ECONOMIC STATUS ASSESSMENT: From statistical findings from the Census Bureau

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  • Iwt1 Task1

    COMPAIRING ARTISTIC PERIODS RENAISSANCE ART AND MANNERISM ART WESTERN GOVERNORS UNIVERSITY IWT1 TASK1 COMPARING ARTISTIC PERIODS The Renaissance period was from roughly the 14th century to the 17th century of the common era (CE) beginning in Italy later spreading throughout Europe. The word Renaissance comes from the original Italian word "Rinascimento" or "rinascere" which means "to be reborn" according to Harper (2012). The influence of the Renaissance movement can be observed in

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  • Task1

    EGT1 Task 1 – Marginal Analysis The profit calculation of total revenue and total costs is Profit (P) equals total revenue (TR) minus total costs (TC) and focuses on maximizing this difference. Profit will be maximized when the total revenue, or the amount they would receive by selling that particular widget exceeds the total cost, or the costs associated with making this widget by the greatest amount. The greatest difference between these two is considered the profit.The profit calculation

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  • Let1

    LET1 Task 317.1.1-06 The Expectancy Theory of Motivation Expectancy theory argues that the strength of a tendency to act in a certain way depends on the strength of an expectation that the act will be followed by a given outcome and on the attractiveness of that outcome to the individual. Listed below are three relationships derived from the Expectancy Theory of Motivation that was created by Victor Vroom at Yale University in 1964. The first relationship is Effort performance

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  • Fnt1-Task1

    Memo To: Entrepreneur D From: Student cc: Date: Re: The financial statement evaluation is complete as agreed. Outlined in this memo is an outline of the corporate stability of Company G. Listed are 13 ratios used to determine financial strengths and weaknesses. Each ratio is individually explained so there is a clear knowledge of what the gathered numerical information implies. Lastly, the company is compared with other companies in the home improvement industry to determine if it

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  • Let1 Task 1

    LET1 Task 1 A. The three components of Expectancy Theory are the Effort-performance relationship, the Performance-reward relationship and the Rewards-personal goals relationship. (Robbins, Judge, 2013) The effort-performance relationship says that the individual perceives the amount of effort exerted will result in a higher performance achieved. If the skill level or ability of the individual is low (or perceived as low), the performance may not be as high as expected. The employee may

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  • Let1 Task 1

    LET1 Task 1 317.1.1-06 THE EXPECTANCY THEORY OF MOTIVATION The expectancy theory of motivation refers to the belief that an employee will perform better if there is a reward for this performance and if this reward is lucrative to the employee. The three key components of the expectancy theory of motivation are the relationships of effort to performance, performance to reward, and rewards to personal goals. The effort to performance relationship refers to the thought that

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  • Jdt Task1

    Memo To: Chief Executive Officer From: Date: Subject: Response to constructive discharge law suit. Constructive Discharge Constructive discharge occurs when an employer makes working conditions unbearable that an employee feels forced to resign from his job. Unbearable conditions can include discrimination, harassment or negative change in pay. In our company’s case the former employee alleges that enforcement of company’s new shift policy is discriminatory because the policy

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  • Jft2 Task1

    JFT2 – Organizational Management: Task 1 A. Create an analysis document (suggested length of 3–5 pages) in which you do the following: 1. Illustrate how Bill Bailey, chairman of the board of the Utah Opera Organization, might use one theory of motivation to oppose or support the merger. Response: One theory of motivation Bill Bailey will use to support the merger by using Alderfer’s ERG Theory shown below. The definition of this theory is the following: Alderfer's ERG Theory: Three

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  • Let1 Task 1

    | LET1 Task 1 (317.1.1-06) Behavioral Influences | | First Name Last Name Student ID# 00000000 My Mentor: First Name Last Name Program and Start Date: Bus.Mgmt.- IT 01/01/01 | | 12/30/2011 | Apply the concepts of the expectancy theory of motivation as an approach to improving performance in a given workplace situation. | In today’s workforce there are many reasons why individuals get up every day and go to work. For most it is because they have bills to pay and thus

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  • Let1 Task 3

    LET1 Task 3 The five bases of power are defined as the following. Legitimate power is the ability to influence the behavior of another person based on the title or position held in an organization or hierarchy. Reward power is the ability to influence the behavior of another person based on giving rewards or benefits that others view as desirable or valuable. Coercive power is the ability to influence the behavior of another person based on being able to harm or punish the person. Expert

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  • Lit1 Task1

    LIT1 Task 1 Part A SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP: A business that is owned by one person and is not incorporated. Sole proprietorships are easy to start. You don’t need a lawyer and you don’t need to register with the government except to obtain a business license or permit where required. * Liability: The owner is liable for all debts incurred by the business. His personal property can be attached. He is also responsible for any damage an employee may

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  • Let1

    317.1.6-03-10 Upon review of the current appraisal process I have 3 main concerns. Firstly the form seems to focus on simply behaviors and traits. I do not see any emphasis on the task outcome being evaluated. It appears that the company is more concerned with if the worker is getting along with others that if he is doing the job assigned to him. Actually I see no reference to his job performance at all. Secondly this appraisal seems to be focusing more on the manager’s impression of

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  • Let1 Task 3

    LET1 Task 3 Managers in an organization use their power in ways that their employees can achieve goals of the company. There are five bases of power that are broke into two groups: formal and personal power. There is also the power of dependency in which Employee B depends on Employee A if he/she has goals and requirements that Employee A can complete. Dependency increases when the controlled resources are important, short in supply or non-substitutable. * Formal Power group Coercive

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  • Est1 Task1

    Company Q is sociably irresponsible due to its disregard for its low income customer base. This is evident in its closer of multiple facilities in high crime areas, limited availability of healthy food items, and total disregard for local charities. While profits are the main concern for every business, Company Q must realize that public image affects profits. When Company Q demeans customers in low income areas the perception of the “Callous Corporation” will not only drive away customers in

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  • P2 Task1

    Introduction A stakeholder is an individual or group with an interest in the success of an organization in delivering intended results and maintaining the viability of the organization\’s products and services. There are internal and external stakeholders in every organisation. An internal stakeholder is someone linked internally to the organisation that has personal interests which they might pursue; for example managers might seek organisational growth over profits, employees seek high

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  • Let1-Task 2

    Caroline Rador Western Governors University LET1-Task 2 Organizational Behavior & Leadership Executive A the CEO of the company according to the given profile exhibits qualities associated with a level five leader. Level 5 leader’s are self motivated and have a clear defined mission; take the current state of a company and create a financially, successful and sustainable organization his own needs are seen as secondary. Prior to Executive A becoming the CEO the company was losing

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  • Szt1 Task1

    BEC1 Task 1 Western Governors University BEC1 Task 1 A1 and A2 Community Description and Data Rutherford County is a county located in the western foothills of North Carolina. Rutherford County was founded in 1779. Griffith Rutherford named the county after himself. He was a general in the American Revolutionary War. Today with the Motto of Small Town Friendly Rutherford County’s population is 67,810 according to 2010 Census. ("2010," 2014, p. 1) Rutherford County’s population is a mix of

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  • Ebt Task1

    Running head: EBT1 Project EBT1 Project 3 Sharyn Heinzelman Western Governors University EBT 1 2 A1. Procedure The operating room (O.R.) procedure of operating on the wrong site although, inconceivable to those outside of the healthcare industry does occur in hospitals across the country. Wrong site surgery may include operating on the wrong

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  • Jft2 Task1

    Merger Analysis Adam’s Equity Theory is a motivation model in which basically state that employee performance will be at a rate of higher productivity when they have a feeling they are being treated fairly. Equity is achieved when an employee has a perception that the reward for the amount of work they are given is equivalent to that of a worker that is relevant. Employees perceive negative inequity as a result of greater rewards being given to the relevant worker that conducts the same

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  • Est1 Task1

    Recommendations for Company Q EST1 Task 310.2.1-05: Ethical Situations in Business Western Governors University Mary Lyles - ID 000389714 September 7, 2014 Recommendations for Company Q The main responsibility of a company is to make a profit for it's stakeholders, both the employees and the investors. Company Q has taken this priority to heart and has overlooked the benefits of the other responsibilities of their involvement in the retail business. The admission of not donating the

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  • Let1 Task 4

    LET1 Task 4 Christopher Thomas, 215442 WGU Business Management Program A. In the given scenario, the company’s evaluation contains three known evaluation criteria: Friendliness, neatness of workspace, and attitude; and the manager is to rate the employee in these categories. While the complete evaluation form is not available, based on the known information, there are concerns present about the current form being used. First, from what is known, there is no evaluation criteria that relate

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  • Fnt Task1

    Memo To | CEO, Company G | From: | Chelsea R Schulz | | | Date: | November 28, 2014 | Re: | Company G Financial Analysis | | | After reviewing the income statements for years 2012 and 2011 for Company G, I have compared the pertinent industry data alongside these statements to interpret the company’s current financial condition. Please review the information below: 1. Current Ratio: Company G’s current ratio is 1.79, this is determined by dividing the company’s current

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  • Let1 Tast 1 Got Aproved

    Expectancy theory LET1 Task 1! ! ! ! ! ! ! Expectancy theory LET1 Task 1! Hector A. Febo Negron Western Governors University WGU Student ID # 000204248 ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Page 1 Expectancy theory LET1 Task 1! ! ! Expectancy theory explanation and overview! ! The first part of the expectancy theory is the employees belief of weather their effort can amount to rewards or benefits. Employees will usually measure their effort in comparison to what they can

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  • Est1 Task1

    EST1 Task 1 Part A: From the given information, we see several examples that show us Company Q’s attitudes regarding social responsibility. First, Company Q closed some stores in high crime areas due to low profits. Without further information, this shows a lack of social responsibility as it possibly resulted in some lost jobs. Second, Company Q started offering a small amount of health conscience and organic products. According to the known information, this was in response to years of

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  • Qat1 Task1

    A1 a-d A1a A1b A1c A1d Trial Random # Materials Cost Per Unit Trial Random # Labor Cost Per Unit Trial Random # Utilities Cost Per Unit Total Cost Per Unit 1 74 $38.00 1 2 $22.00 1 5 $3.00 $63.00 2 57 $38.00 2 77 $28.00 2 42 $4.00 $70.00 3 67 $38.00 3 15 $22.00 3 65 $6.00 $66.00 4 41 $35.00 4 31 $24.00 4 75 $6.00 $65.00 5 28 $35.00 5 44 $24.00 5 65 $6.00 $65.00

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  • Szt1 Task1

    Community Description and Data Interpretation Anchorage is the most populated city of the state of Alaska. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, approximately 300,950 people reside in Alaska’s largest city (factfinder.census.gov). Anchorage land area is approximately 1700 square miles with approximately 180 people per square mile (www.city-data.com). The city is located in the south central region of the largest state in the union and is known for its travel and tourism industry. People come

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  • Amt Task1

    AMT 2 Task 1 Service Line Management The Trinity Community Hospital is a facility that holds 150-bed, and currently the facility has put forth the effort to expand their services that are offered. However, the company has recently faced a dilemma in the new expansion idea, the new expansion must offer physical therapy center. Due to the amount of space the facility has this is a project that will require more option for a new look in order to continue with the projected look of the

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  • Cjc Task1

    Improving Company Q’s Attitude Towards Social Responsibility Company Q has exhibited a consistent attitude of disregarding the needs and desires of the area in which they serve. They prefer playing it safe instead of expanding their thought process to think outside of the box. The company seems to have no sense of commitment to serving the community along with consideration of the bottom line. It took years for them to heed the wishes of gives the general public the impression that

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  • Hr Task1

    Re: Constructive Discharge Claim – John Doe Scenario: A former employee, John Doe, has filed a claim against the company under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, constructive discharge, after a work schedule policy change. The employee, who quit after the policy change took effect, is alleging that the enforcement of the company’s new policy on shift work is discriminatory because the policy requires employees to work on a religious holy day. In the past, production employees

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  • Riwt Task1

    Humanities RIWT Task1 Describe Dadaism Dadaism or Dada was developed during World War I. The movement was born, as they say, in Zurich by refugees from mostly Germany and France. Dadaism used visual art, literature such as poetry, theatre, and some graphic design. It was a protest against the war. Because of the horrific events going on in the war, Dadaists used everything from obscenities, scatological humor, visual puns, and any object that would do to thrash nationalism, rationalism

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  • Vlt2 Task1

    Information Security Risk Analysis Top Five Threats to the Server # | Threat | Description | Likelihood of Occurance | Severity of Impact | Controllability | 1 | Denial of Service | Disruption of service to users. | High | High | Medium | 2 | Malware | Software used to gain access to computer system, gather sensitive information, or disrupt computer operations. | High | Medium | High | 3 | Principle of “Least Privilege” | Ensuring users have only the needed privileges for their job

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  • Let1 Task 1

    LET1 – Task 1 26 September 2015 The Expectancy Theory of Motivation The Expectancy Theory of Motivation (hereafter “The Expectancy Theory”) is theory that states: “the strength of a tendency to act in a certain way depends on the strength of an expectation that the act will be followed by a given outcome and on the attractiveness of that outcome to the individual.” (Robbins & Judge, 2012) The theory is among the most widely accepted theories relating to motivation. (QuickMBA, 1999

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  • C200 Task1

    ------------------------------------------------- Task 1: Organization and Leadership Analysis Assessment Code: C200-Task 1 Name: Nongbzanga Tiendrebeogo ID: 464060 Date: 25/9/2015 Mentor Name: Michelle Caldwell Table of Contents Acacia Overview 3 Acacia Description 3 Leadership Practices at Acacia 4 Relationship Between Leadership and Organizational Culture at Acacia 5 SWOT Analysis of Acacia 7 Organizational Strengths of Acacia 7 Organizational Weaknesses of Acacia 8

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  • Task1

    The Kaplan Interview Guide [pic] [pic] The Interview Guide “Be prepared” Preparation is the first step towards a successful interview. Interviews provide the opportunity for you to find out about the organisation and if the position will provide the challenge you are looking for, as well as an opportunity for the interviewer to find out more about you and if you are a suitable candidate for the job. Ensure you are fully aware of the date, time and location of the interview; and

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  • Lit1 Task1

    LIT1- Task #1 Provisions of FMLA: In 1993, congress passed the Family and Medical Leave Act, they developed this bill to assist employees that needed to be out for extenuating, planned, or unforeseen medical circumstances. To remove the fear and worry of losing one’s current place of employment. The creation of this bill gives, employees the ability to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave, although they do have the option of using all of their calendar year given vacation

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  • Wgu Lit1 Task1

    LIT1 Task1 A1. The family medical leave act of 1993 guarantees an employee: - 12 weeks of leave in a 12 month period to care for a newborn or child within the first year of life. -12 weeks of leave in a 12 month period to care for their spouse, child or parent who has a serious medical condition. -12 weeks of leave in a 12 month period if the employee suffers from a serious medical condition and they are unable to perform the essential duties of their job. FMLA

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  • Let1 Task 2

    LaTonya Walker LET1 Task 2 Organizational Leadership Styles In the Scenario described concerning the printing corporation that is expanding. There are 3 different executives described and each of their leadership styles are detailed and discussed. It appears that the background of the corporation is that it values its customers while creating a quality product that is needed. According to the description the company has done this by using team work and creativity, which are both great

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  • Let1 Task 317.1.1-06

    Expectancy Theory Of Motivation Juan Fernandez LET1 Task 317.1.1-06 The theory focuses on three relationships: effort-performance, performance-reward, and rewards-personal goals. effort-performance states that an individual displaying a certain amount of effort will lead to a successful performance. performance-reward states that the individual believes that performing at a certain level will lead to some sort of benefit. rewards-personal goals states that is the degree which the

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  • Let1

    Leadership Rachel Lavender Western Governors University 8/7/2012 LEADERSHIP In the given scenario, Executive A is described as driven, ambitious and focused on the success of the company. When Executive A joined the organization, the company was losing millions of dollars but after his/her tenure, the company’s stock increased significantly and only after a short time of Executive A being hired, the company started showing a profit. Instead of taking credit for this great

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  • Let1 Task 3

    Corporation A was created in 1989 and like most corporations is comprised of individuals from different backgrounds and values which allows for different characters to emerge. This also allows for different bases of power to be exhibited. According to French and Raven’s five bases of power, leadership and power are closely linked but this power comes in different forms. These bases of power show the relationship between those who lead and the power they have on the ones dependent on the power

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  • Let1 Task 1

    The expectancy theory of motivation consists of three parts; Effort-Performance Relationship (Expectancy), Performance-Reward Relationship (Instrumentality) and Reward-Personal Goals Relationship (Valence). The expectancy theory is based on the argument that an individual will act in a certain way and be motivated to do something at a high level if the individual’s actions will benefit in a favorable outcome for the individual. Part A Effort-Performance Relationship (Expectancy) The first

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