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PEOPLE, LEADERSHIP AND PERFORMANCE PEOPLE, LEADERSHIP AND PERFORMANCE 5 People, Leadership and Performance Topic-4 (Chapter 05) Foundations of Employee Motivation True / False Questions 41. An expectancy represents an individual's belief that a particular outcome is contingent on accomplishing a specific level of performance. A manager can apply expectancy theory by setting goals and giving instrumental feedback. Participation by subordinates in determining how to achieve the goal is essential for the goal-setting process to work effectively. The process of altering a job

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Running head: PEOPLE, LEADERSHIP AND PERFORMANCE
People, Leadership and Performance
Name of the Student:
Name of the University:
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PEOPLE, LEADERSHIP AND PERFORMANCE
Topic-4 (Chapter 05)
Foundations of Employee Motivation
True / False Questions
41. The elements of expectancy theory are intrinsic motivation and extrinsic motivation.
True False
42. An expectancy represents an individual's belief that a particular outcome is
contingent on accomplishing a specific level of performance.
True False
43. An expectancy of "1" indicates that you have no confidence in your ability to perform
a given task.
True False
44. Valence refers to the positive or negative value people place on outcomes.
True False
45. A manager can apply expectancy theory by setting goals and giving feedback.
True False
46. Goals that are specific and difficult lead to higher performance.
True False
47. Managers should motivate their subordinates by telling them to "do your best."
True False
48. Participation by subordinates in determining how to achieve the goal is essential for
the goal-setting process to work effectively.
True False
49. The process of altering a job with the intent of improving the quality of the
employee's job experience is called job analysis.
True False
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PEOPLE, LEADERSHIP AND PERFORMANCE50. Job enlargement puts more variety into a worker's job.
True False
Multiple Choice Questions
91. Chuck is concerned with what he considers to be an unfair situation at work.
Although he put in 10 hours of overtime last week, he received the same pay as a co-
worker who didn't put in any overtime. This week he decided to take an extra hour
for lunch every day. Using the terminology of equity theory, Chuck has decided to
____.
A. Increase his
efficiency
B.Decrease his
inputs
C. Increase his
outcomes
D. Increase his
inputs
E. Decrease his
outcomes
92. Pam is attempting to reduce her inequity at work by attending night school for
further job training. In other words, she is trying to ____.
A. Find a new comparison
other
B. Decrease her
inputs
C. Increase her
outcomes
D. Increase her
inputs
E. Decrease her
outcomes
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McGraw-Hill Education.
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