Definitions for "Expectancy Theory"
The view that our effort will be greatest when we expect that we can perform the task at hand and that we expect to obtain reward s for our performance. Note: individual performance may be affect ed when reward s are team base d and we do not have confidence in the rest of the team. See also Control Theory, Equity Theory, Goal Setting Theory, and Reinforcement Theory. [D02637] PMH p324
A theory of motivation based on the premise that the amount of effort people expend depends on how much reward they can expect in return. [10
a motivational theory stating that the three factors that influence behavior are the value of the reward, the relationship of the reward to performance, and the effort required for performance