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11.17: Introduction to Process-Based Theories of Motivation

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  • What you’ll learn to do: explain process-based theories of motivation

    In contrast to needs-based theories, process-based theories see motivation as a rational process: individuals perceive their environment, analyze it, develop reactions and feelings, and respond in certain ways. Two main process-based theories are equity theory and expectancy theory.

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    • Introduction to Process-Based Theories of Motivation. Authored by: David J. Thompson and Lumen Learning. License: CC BY: Attribution
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