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Equity theory

Coworker A compares herself to Coworker B who is rewarded on the job more but also more time and effort into the job, so that the outcome/input ratios for both A and B are roughly equal. According to Equity Theory, Coworker A will be motivated to .........

a) change her inputs to match Coworker B
b) change her outcomes to match Coworker B
c) do nothing
d) sue Coworker B

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According to Equity Theory, employees want to maintain equity between the inputs they bring to a job ...

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The solution is a concise answer tackling the equity theory in leadership to answer the original question provided in the posting (see problem).