Vroom's Expectancy Theory of Employee Motivation


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Which person developed expectancy theory?

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1. Identify the three components of expectancy theory.

2. How can Vroom's expectancy theory be used to explain employee motivation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See how the expectancy theory works in business with this quiz and worksheet. You will be assessed on terms like praise, performance, and expectancy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet combo helps gauge your understanding of key terminology, including:

  • Motivation
  • Performance
  • Return
  • Effort
  • Result
  • Praise
  • Reward

Skills Practiced

These assessments can help you practice the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about employee motivation in a different light
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related business lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the founder of the expectancy theory

Additional Learning

Find out more about this theory by watching the supplementary lesson, Vroom's Expectancy Theory of Employee Motivation. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify the year this theory was developed
  • Understand how this theory can improve employee morale
  • Learn how managers implement these ideas