What Precisely is Expectancy? Definition

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What Precisely is Expectancy? Definition

According to Vroom, Expectancy is the 'momentary belief concerning the likelihood that a particular act will be followed by a particular outcome'.
It can range from zero (belief that the outcome will not follow on from the act) to one (certainty that the outcome will follow on from the act).

  Andreas, Germany
 

Meaning of Expectancy (Vroom)

You should see expectancy as the perceived probability between effort and performance.
It can range from 0% (the individual believes it is not all likely) to 100% or 1 (the individual perceives it is sure that a given effort will lead to a desired performance).

  Daniel Jennah
Director, Reunion
 

Expectancy is Subjective

Expectancy in the probability is a subjective part in management. We can define NEEDS and do our best to meet them.
But it is just speculation trying to give a definition of expectancy. It's not an exact method, it's just about "feelings".
So I'm afraid expectancy is the least way to make human resources the first resource of a company.

 

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