Replication and Extension of Expectancy Models for Job Effort, Satisfaction and Performance
WASHINGTON UNIV SEATTLE DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY
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Vrooms expectancy models for job effort, satisfaction and performance were tested and received moderate support. Also, five modifications or extensions of the theory are reviewed and empirically tested. In general, these changes suggested that the inclusion of others expections and the assessment of the subjects control over his behavior increased the predictability of the model. Intrinsic outcomes are more highly related to the criteria than extrinsic outcomes. Unseighted models do as well as weighted ones for the job effort and satisfaction models.