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Goal setting theory

In order to motivate co-operative member, six alternatives are discussed such as Maslow’s need-hierarchy theory, theory X and theory Y, ERG theory, McClelland’s theory of needs, Goal setting theory, Reward system in the previous section. However the author pointed out that co-operatives organisation’s motivation methods are in align with theRead More

Goal-Setting Theory

As a result of researches it was determined that more difficult goals require more effective working then more easily attained goals. But to get such effect an individual must share and accept this goal. So it would be useful if management of an organization takes into consideration the theory andRead More

The Main Points of Maslow’s Theory

Developed by William Ouchi, theory Z is a form of management in which workers are involved in the work process on the factory floor. Schedules, division of labour, work assignments, and other aspects of the labour process are given over to workers to do as they see best. Investment policies,Read More

Equity theory

The study carried by J, Stacy Adams called the ‘Equity theory’ also gave his viewpoint and research related to the process motivation theories concerning ‘why’ and ‘how’ people choose this action instead of another in the workplace. According to French et al’ definition, “equity theory is based on the phenomenonRead More

The Equity Theory

The process theories emphasize on the role of an individual’s cognitive processes in determining his or her mode of motivation. One major process theory is The Equity Theory (see Appendix 4), which is based on the simple premise that people want to be treated fairly. According to the theory, peopleRead More

The Random Walk Theory

The Random Walk Theory suggests that stock market prices do not have any patterns and that historical pricing cannot be used to predict future prices. Believers of the theory think people are wasting their time trying to analyze data to determine the direction of stock prices. Experiments have shown thatRead More

The transition theory and transnationalism

The transition theory provides a modernity view on movement of rural-urban demographic transition in which there is a noticeable transition from high fertility to low fertility and mortality, there is also a shift of economic based activities from agriculture to industrial based, and was seen as a development transition. AnotherRead More

Chemistry – Transition Assignment

Postulations regarding the fundamental nature of matter have been undertaken for millennia, but it was around 400 BC that Greek philosopher Democritus laid down the first atomic theory – and for a philosopher more than 2000 years ago, he was surprisingly close. Democritus wrote that all things are composed ofRead More

Theory of knowledge

This is indeed a very interesting question, because in Theory of knowledge you have many ways of knowing, but all different from each other, and they all represent a different way of knowing and all have different accuracies at finding the truth. There are for example; emotion, reason, language, andRead More

Skinner’s theory

Skinner’s theory is especially useful for classroom management. Steiner (1999) uses the example of Michael, a troublemaker, to illustrate how operant conditioning can be used to modify his behaviour. When Michael disrupts the class, the teacher immediately scolds him. However, instead of being seen as a punishment, Michael sees thatRead More


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