This behavior is explained by equity theory, which links fairness to employee effort when people receive bonuses, pay and promotions at a job that equitably rewards merit, the company ends up with the right people in the right places doing the right things. Strengths the theory is fairly simple, allowing for most people to understand its general assumptions and relate to them although seen as a weakness by many critics of the theory, the economical approach to relationships can help get to the bottom line very quickly. What are strengths and weaknesses of goal theory goal theory is widely accepted due to extensive empirical research and ease of use it is broadly applicable and has an array of data to support its effectiveness (particularly within the business realm. Equity theory suggests that the most successful relationships are those where levels of giving and receiving are balanced inequity and distress edit equity theory has the central assumption that people strive to achieve fairness in their relationships and feel distressed if they perceive unfairness. The theoretical precision and research related to equity theory, as it is conceived by adams, are reviewed while equity theory is a significant step forward, the theory itself needs further.
Equity theory of motivation 1 equity theory akash patil cmba4 2 introduction to equity theory • first developed in 1963 by john stacey adams • employees seek to maintain equity between the inputs that they bring to a job and. This article focuses on relative deprivation theory it provides an analysis of the history, applications, and strengths and weaknesses of the theory an overview of the origins and main. The expectancy theory of motivation as developed by victor vroom is a process theory of motivation and it finds an important place in the literature of motivational theories the expectancy theory looks. Canary and stafford and dainton are supportive of equity theory as they both suggest an equitable state is needed to maintain a relationship however relationships can't be looked at in this simple light as love is an emotion which can't be measured also relationships are more complex than equitable states.
The adams' equity theory model therefore extends beyond the individual self, and incorporates influence and comparison of other people's situations - for example colleagues and friends - in forming a comparative view and awareness of equity, which commonly manifests as a sense of what is fair. In the case of _____ trust, we rationally evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of an authority along the dimensions of ability, integrity, and benevolence a) mentor-based b) affect-based. Strength and weaknesses of soda discussed below is the strengths and weaknesses that the soda methodology has in accordance to the toptech case study 21 strengths soda (strategy options development analysis) is designed for solving messy problem situation, and the problem situation may be complex, highly interconnected, multiple perspective.
One advantage of maslow's hierarchy of needs is its perceptive insight into human nature, a disadvantage is that the hierarchy fails to account for cultural or social differences between individuals abraham maslow first introduced the theory in his paper, a theory of human motivation. Sometimes, love isn't enough to sustain a relationship in this lesson, we discuss the importance of equality in a relationship by defining equity theory. Equity theory focuses on determining whether the distribution of resources is fair to both relational partners equity is measured by comparing the ratio of contributions (or costs) and benefits (or rewards) for each person. Ragsdale and brandau-brown (2007) reject the claim that equity is a key determinant of relationship satisfaction they argue that this represents an 'incomplete rendering of the way in which married people behave with respect to each other' and equity theory is therefore an insufficient theory to explain marital maintenance.
Some major models that management used is adams' equity theory, alderfer's erg theory, maslow's hierarchy of needs, vrooms' expectancy theory and herzberg two factor theory, just to name a few all the theories mentioned give strategies and ideas on the needs of the employee and how to motivate them. The best-known work in this area has been concerned with vroom's expectancy theory and adam's equity theory adam's equity theory of motivation equity theory suggests that individuals engage in social comparison by comparing their efforts and rewards with those of relevant others. Strength the effectiveness of the person centred approach is that, the counselling is a personal communication between the client and the therapist it aids in helping the client's problems by increasing the client's sense of well being.
But adams' equity theory is a far more complex and sophisticated motivational model than merely assessing effort (inputs) and reward (outputs) equity theory adds a crucial additional perspective of comparison with 'referent' others (people we consider in a similar situation. Adams' equity theory calls for a fair balance to be struck between an employee's inputs (hard work, skill level, acceptance, enthusiasm, and so on) and an employee's outputs (salary, benefits, intangibles such as recognition, and so on. Strengths and weaknesses of the theory weaknesses in particular, admittedly one limitation of [social exchange theory] is the relative inattention to issues of cultural context and cross-cultural variations in the norms and rules that regulate social exchange. The goal-setting theory was developed in the 1960s by dr edwin locke and dr gary latham the general premise of their theory was that individuals and groups produce the best output when motivated by specific, challenging, attainable and quantified goals.
According to them(2004:81), the practice of the strengths perspective will prompt social workers to examine three transitions from problems to challenges, from pathology to strengths and from a preoccupation with the past to an orientation to the future. Strengths and weaknesses both matter, and both are us i had my own insight into this a few years ago when one of my positive psychology colleagues urged me to join a gym and lose weight. Expectancy theory in comparison to the other motivation theories there is a useful link between vroom's expectancy theory and adam's equity theory of motivation: namely that people will also compare outcomes for themselves with others.