MGMT CHAPTER 13 Terms pt1

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MGMT CHAPTER 13 Terms pt1
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Chapter 14 terms pt1
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  1. Continuous reinforcement schedule
    a schedule that requires a consequence to be administered following every instance of a behavior
  2. Distributive justice
    the perceived degree to which outcomes and rewards are fairly distributed or allocated
  3. Equity theory
    a theory that states that people will be motivated when they perceive that they are being treated fairly
  4. expectancy
    the perceived relationship between effort and performance
  5. Expectancy theory
    a theory that states that people will be motivated to the extent to which they believe that their efforts will lead to good performance, that good performance will be rewarded, and that they will be offered attractive rewards
  6. extinction
    reinforcement in which a positive consequence is no longer allowed to follow a previously reinforced behavior, thus weakening the behavior
  7. Extrinsic reward
    a reward that is tangible, visible to others, and given to employees contingent on the performance of specific tasks or behaviors
  8. Fixed interval reinforcement schedule
    an intermittent schedule in which consequences follow a behavior only after a fixed time has elapsed
  9. Fixed ratio reinforcement schedule
    an intermittent schedule in which consequences are delivered following a specific number of behaviors
  10. goal
    a target, objective, or result that someone tries to accomplish
  11. Goal acceptance
    the extent to which people consciously understand and agree to goals
  12. Goal difficulty
    the extent to which a goal is hard or challenging to accomplish
  13. Goal specificity
    the extent to which goals are detailed, exact, and unambiguous
  14. Goal–setting theory
    a theory that states that people will be motivated to the extent to which they accept specific, challenging goals and receive feedback that indicates their progress toward goal achievement
  15. inputs
    in equity theory, the contributions employees make to the organization
  16. instrumentality
    the perceived relationship between performance and rewards
  17. Intermittent reinforcement schedule
    a schedule in which consequences are delivered after a specified or average time has elapsed or after a specified or average number of behaviors has occurred
  18. Intrinsic reward
    a natural reward associated with performing a task or activity for its own sake
  19. motivation
    the set of forces that initiates, directs, and makes people persist in their efforts to accomplish a goal

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