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Expectancy Theory Bibliography

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Arnold, H. J. 1981. A test of the validity of the multiplicative hypothesis of expectancy-valence theories of work motivation. The Academy of Management Journal 24(1): 128-141. (JSTOR link).

Bartol, K. M. 1976. Expectancy theory as a predictor of female occupational choice and attitude toward business. The Academy of Management Journal 19(4): 669-675. (JSTOR link).

Behling, O. and F. A. Starke. 1973. The postulates of expectancy theory. The Academy of Management Journal 16(3): 373-388. (JSTOR link).

Behling, O., C. Schriesheim and J. Tolliver. 1975. Alternatives to expectancy theories of work motivation. Decision Sciences 6(3): 449-461.

Belkaoui, A. 1989. Behavioral Accounting: The Research and Practical Issues. Quorum Books.

Bonner, S. E. and G. B. Sprinkle. 2002. The effects of monetary incentives on effort and task performance: Theories, evidence, and a framework for research. Accounting, Organizations and Society 27(4-5): 303-345. (Summary).

Butler, J. and K. Womer. 1985. Hierarchical vs. non-nested test for contrasting expectancy-valence models: Some effects of cognitive characteristics. Multivariate Behavioral Research: 335-352.

Collins, F. 2006. Career self-interest and concern for others - The effects of co-worker attitudes on fraudulent behavior. Accounting and the Public Interest (6): 95-115.

Campbell, S. V., T. Baronina and B. P. Reider. 2003. Using expectancy theory to assess group-level differences in student motivation: A replication in the Russian far east. Issues in Accounting Education (May): 125-136.

Connolly, T. 1976. Some conceptual and methodological issues in expectancy models of work performance motivation. Academy of Management Review: 179-186.

Cyert, R. M., W. R. Dill and J. G. March. 1958. The role of expectations in business decision making. Administrative Science Quarterly 3(3): 307-340. (JSTOR link).

Darboe, K. 2003. An Empirical Study of the Social Correlates of Job Satisfaction Among Plant Science Graduates of a Mid-Western University: A Test of Victor H. Vroom's 1964 Expectancy Theory. University Press of America.

DeSanctis, G. 1983. Expectancy theory as explanation of voluntary use of a decision support system. Psychological Reports (52): 247-260.

Dillard, J. F. 1979. Valence-instrumentality-expectancy model validation using selected accounting groups. Accounting, Organizations and Society 4(1-2): 31-38.

Dillard, J. F. 1981. A longitudinal evaluation of an occupational goal-expectancy model in professional organizations. Accounting, Organizations and Society 6(1): 17-26.

Dillard, J. F. and J. Jiambalvo. 1979. Expectancy theory in a budgetary setting: A comment. The Accounting Review (July): 630-634. (JSTOR link).

Ferris, K. R. 1977. A test of the expectancy theory of motivation in an accounting environment. The Accounting Review (July): 605-615. (JSTOR link).

Ferris, K. R. 1979. A test of the expectancy theory of motivation in an accounting environment: A response. The Accounting Review (April): 412-413. (JSTOR link).

Galbraith, J. and L. Cummings. 1967. An empirical investigation of the motivational determinants of task performance: Interactive effects between instrumentality-valence and motivation ability. Organizational Behavior and Human Performance (2): 237-257.

Geen, R. G., E. Donnerstein and E. I. Donnerstein. 1998. Human Aggression: Theory, Research, and Implications for Social Policy. Academic Press.

Geiger, M. A. and E. A. Cooper. 1996. Using expectancy theory to assess student motivation. Issues in Accounting Education (Spring): 113-129.

Geiger, M. A., E. A. Cooper, I. Hussain, B. T. O'Connell, J. Power, K. Raghunandan, D. V. Rama and G. Sanchez. 1998. Using expectancy theory to assess student motivation: An international replication. Issues in Accounting Education (February): 139-156.

Green, T. B. 1992. Performance and Motivation Strategies for Today's Workforce: A Guide to Expectancy Theory Applications. Greenwood Publishing Group.

Green, T. B. 1992. Performance and Motivation Strategies for Today's Workforce: A Guide to Expectancy Theory Applications. Quorum Books.

Griffin, L. and A. Harrell. 1991. An empirical examination of managers' motivation to implement just-in-time procedures. Journal of Management Accounting Research (3): 98-112. (Summary).

Harrell, A. and M. Stahl. 1986. Additive information processing and the relationship between expectancy of success and motivational force. The Academy of Management Journal 29(2): 424-433. (JSTOR link).

Harrell, A. and M. J. Stahl. 1984. Modeling managers' effort-level decisions for a within-persons examination of expectancy theory in a budget setting. Decision Sciences 15(1): 52-73.

Harrell, A., C. Caldwell and E. Doty. 1985. Within-person expectancy theory predictions of accounting students' motivation to achieve academic success. The Accounting Review (October): 724-735. (JSTOR link).

Holloway, H. 2010. The Thin Ideal: A Study in Expectancy Theory. VDM Verlag.

House, R. J., H. J. Shapiro and M. A. Wahba. 1974. Expectancy theory as a predictor of work behavior and attitude: A re-evaluation of empirical evidence. Decision Sciences 5(3): 481-506.

Johnson, S. G. 1978. An evaluation of expectancy-instrumentality theory as a model of organizational interaction. Johnson.

Johnson, W. B. 1979. A test of the expectancy theory of motivation in an accounting environment: A comment. The Accounting Review (April): 409-411. (JSTOR link).

Kaplan, S. 1985. Evaluation of research on expectancy theory predictions of auditor effort judgments. Advances in Accounting (3): 332-340.

Klein, H. 1989. An integrated control theory model of work motivation. Academy of Management Review 14(2): 150-172.

Klein, S. M. 1973. Pay factors as predictors to satisfaction: A comparison of reinforcement, equity, and expectancy. The Academy of Management Journal 16(4): 598-610. (JSTOR link).

Kominis, G. and C. R. Emmanuel. 2007. The expectancy-valence theory revisited: Developing an extended model of managerial motivation. Management Accounting Research (March): 49-75.

Kopelman, R. 1977. Across-individual, within-individual and return on effort versions of expectancy theory. Decision Sciences (8): 651-662.

Kopelman, R. E. and P. H. Thompson. 1976. Boundary conditions for expectancy theory predictions of work motivation and job performance. The Academy of Management Journal 19(2): 237-258. (JSTOR link).

Latham, G. P. 2006. Work Motivation: History, Theory, Research, and Practice (Foundations for Organizational Science). Sage Publications.

Liddell, W. W. and R. J. Solomon. 1977. A critical reanalysis of "A test of two postulates underlying expectancy theory". The Academy of Management Journal 20(3): 460-464. (JSTOR link).

Miller, F. P., A. F. Vandome and J. McBrewster, Editors. 2009. Motivation: Motivation. Drive Theory, Cognitive Dissonance, Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, Frederick Herzberg, Self-efficacy, Equity Theory, Expectancy Theory. Alphascript Publishing.

Miller, L. E. and J. E. Grush. 1988. Improving predictions in expectancy theory research: Effects of personality, expectancies, and norms. The Academy of Management Journal 31(1): 107-122. (JSTOR link).

Mitchell, T. and L. Beach. 1977. Expectancy theory, decision theory, and occupational preference and choice. Human Judgment and Decision Processes in Applied Settings. Academic Press: 203-226.

Muchinsky, P. M. 1977. A comparison of within-and across-subjects analyses of the expectancy-valence model for predicting effort. The Academy of Management Journal 20(1): 154-158. (JSTOR link).

Muchinsky, P. M. 1977. The consistency of intrasubject valence and instrumentality measures: A methodological consideration. The Academy of Management Journal 20(2): 321-327. (JSTOR link).

Murray, D. and K. B. Frazier. 1986. A within-subjects test of expectancy theory in a public accounting environment. Journal of Accounting Research (Autumn): 400-404. (JSTOR link).

Popp, D. 2006. Meta-expectations: A theory of expectancy effects in social interaction. ProQuest/UMI.

Reinharth, L. and M. A. Wahba. 1975. Expectancy theory as a predictor of work motivation, effort expenditure, and job performance. The Academy of Management Journal 18(3): 520-537. (JSTOR link).

Rockness, H. O. 1977. Expectancy theory in a budgetary setting: An experimental examination. The Accounting Review (October): 893-903. (JSTOR link).

Rockness, H. 1979. Expectancy theory in a budgetary setting: A reply. The Accounting Review (July): 635-636. (JSTOR link).

Ronen, J. and J. L. Livingstone. 1975. An expectancy theory approach to the motivational impacts of budgets. The Accounting Review (October): 671-685. (JSTOR link).

Rynes, S. and J. Lawler. 1983. A policy-capturing investigation of the role of expectancies in decisions to pursue job alternatives. Journal of Applied Psychology (68): 620-631.

Schuler, R. S. 1980. A role and expectancy perception model of participation in decision making. The Academy of Management Journal 23(2): 331-340. (JSTOR link).

Schwab, D., J. Olian-Gottlieb and H. Heneman. 1979. Between subjects expectancy theory research: A statistical review of studies predicting effort and performance. Psychological Bulletin (86): 139-147.

Sheridan, J. E., J. W. Slocum Jr. and M. D. Richards. 1974. Expectancy theory as a lead indicator of job behavior. Decision Sciences 5(3): 507-522.

Sims, H. P. Jr., A. D. Szilagyi and D. R. McKemey. 1976. Antecedents of work related expectancies. The Academy of Management Journal 19(4): 547-559. (JSTOR link).

Snead, K. C. 1991. An application of expectancy theory to examine managers' motivation to utilize a decision support system. Abstract. Journal of Management Accounting Research (3): 213-222. (Summary).

Snead, K. C., W. A. Johnson and A. A. Ndede-Amadi. 2005. Expectancy theory as the basis for activity-based costing systems implementation by managers. Advances in Management Accounting (14): 253-275.

Stahl, M. J. and A. M. Harrell. 1981. Modeling effort decisions with behavioral decision theory: Toward an individual differences model of expectancy theory. Organizational Behavior and Human Performance (27): 303-325.

Stahl, M. J. and A. M. Harrell. 1983. Using decision modeling to measure second level valences in expectancy theory. Organizational Behavior and Human Performance: 23-34.

Starke, F. A. and O. Behling. 1975. A test of two postulates underlying expectancy theory. The Academy of Management Journal 18(4): 703-714. (JSTOR link).

The Academy of Management Journal. 1976. Erratum: Boundary conditions for expectancy theory predictions of work motivation and job performance. The Academy of Management Journal 19(4): 685. (JSTOR link).

Vroom, V. 1964. Work and Motivation. New York, NY: Wiley and Sons.

Vroom, V. 1994. Work and Motivation. Jossey Bass.

Walker, K. B. and E. N. Johnson. 1999. The effects of a budget-based incentive compensation scheme on the budgeting behavior of managers and subordinates. Journal of Management Accounting Research (11): 1-28. (Summary).

Wolf, G. and T. Connolly. 1981. Between-subject designs in testing expectancy models: A methodological note. Decision Sciences (12): 39-45.

Zedeck, S. 1977. An information processing model and approach to the study of motivation. Organizational Behavior and Human Performance (18): 47-77.