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expectancy theorynoun [U]

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the ​idea that ​peoplework better if they believe that they will ​achieve the ​results expected in their ​work and if the ​financial and ​personalrewards are good enough: Expectancy ​theoryfocuses on the ​connections between ​goalachievement and ​performance.
(Definition of expectancy theory from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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