Accession Number : AD0787107

Title :   Expectancy Models of Job Satisfaction, Occupational Preference and Effort: A Theoretical, Methodological and Empirical Appraisal.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : WASHINGTON UNIV SEATTLE DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Mitchell,Terence R.

Report Date : DEC 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 66

Abstract : The development and refinement of expectancy theory is described. The empirical support for the valence and effort models is reviewed. The findings indicate more support for the former model than the latter one. A number of methodological, empirical and theoretical issues are raised and discussed. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Job satisfaction, *Performance(Human), *Behavior, Models, Jobs, Awards, Mathematical models, Salaries, Promotion(Advancement)

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE