Meaning of “expectancy theory” in the English Dictionary

business-english dictionary

"expectancy theory" in Business English

See all translations

expectancy theorynoun [ U ]

uk us HR

the idea that people work better if they believe that they will achieve the results expected in their work and if the financial and personal rewards are good enough:

Expectancy theory focuses on the connections between goal achievement and performance.

(Definition of “expectancy theory” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)