Motivation Theories

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  • 1
    Douglas McGregor's view that suggests that employees will exercise self-direction and self-control when they are committed to the objectives of the work is called:
  • 2
    Which step in Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Theory deals with achieving one's potential?
  • 3
    Which of the following would be classified by Herzberg as a hygiene factor?
  • 4
    Who proposed that achievement, affiliation and power are three important needs that help explain motivation in workplace situations?
  • 5
    Company policy, administration, supervision, interpersonal relations, working conditions, and salary are characterized as:
  • 6
    An individual's perception of whether performing at a particular level will lead to attainment of a desired outcome is termed:
  • 7
    Expectancy theory is an example of a:
  • 8
    Management by objectives emphasizes participatively setting goals that are:
  • 9
    For the individual employee, MBO provides:
  • 10
    An individual's belief that he or she is capable of performing a task is called:
  • 11
    The major benefit of having employees participate in goal setting is:
  • 12
    Employee recognition can:
  • 13
    The theory that an employee will compare his or her job inputs and outcomes relative to others is called:
  • 14
    Allocating extrinsic rewards for behaviour that has been previously intrinsically rewarded tends to decrease the overall level of motivation, and is called:
  • 15
    An employee's experiences in a situation or position outside his or her current organization is a referent comparison called:
  • 16
    Theory X suggests that employees:
  • 17
    What does ERG stand for?
  • 18
    The theory that individuals act depending upon their evaluation of whether their effort will lead to good performance, whether good performance will be followed by a reward, and whether that reward is attractive to them, is called:
  • 19
    Which answer corresponds to a person's internal desire to do something, due to such things as interest, challenge and personal satisfaction?
  • 20
    What is valence?

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52 days ago
17 out of 20..quite satisfied though
720 days ago
Plz write the answers also