Motivating Employees: Leverage Expectancy to Drive Action

Do you ever find yourself running some quick calculations in your head when your boss asks you to take on a new project? Most of us do a bit of mental math to decide whether to take action. Matt Meuleners, managing partner at FOCUS Training, talks about using Expectancy Theory as a management tool for motivating employees:

  • Expectancy - will my efforts be successful?
  • Valence – will success actually lead to rewards?
  • Instrumentality – are the projected rewards desirable to me?

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Forward-thinking leaders can manage the factors to move the needle towards action. To learn more about Expectancy Theory and motivating employees, join us for our next HR Summit on July 26th.