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Adam's Equity Theory

I need to write a paper that focuses on the administrative staff of a fictitious organization and how Adams' Equity Theory could be used to motivate this specific group of employees.

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Let's look at Adam's Equity Theory through discussion and application to your fictitious organization. Links are also provided for further research.

1. I need to write a paper that focuses on the administrative staff of a fictitious organization and how Adams' Equity Theory could be used to motivate this specific group of employees. Could you point me in the right direction?? Maybe some links to resources?? Thanks

Adams' Equity Theory - Balancing Employee Inputs and Outputs

Equity theory is based on the phenomenon of social comparison. Adams argues that when people gauge the fairness of their work outcomes relative to others, any perceived inequity is a motivating state of mind. Perceived inequity occurs when someone believes that the rewards received for their work contributions compare unfavorably to the rewards other people appear to have received for their work. When such perceived inequity exists, the theory states that people will be motivated to act in ways that remove the discomfort and restore a sense of felt equity" (Hunt 115).

ยท Underpayment (perceived negative inequity) - perceived as a short coming of a reward or
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By example and to help prepare for an essay, this solution discusses the administrative staff of a fictitious organization and how Adams' Equity Theory could be used to motivate this specific group of employees. Supplemented with an article explaining Adam's Equity Theory. References and links for further research are also provided.

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