The relationship between Machiavellianism, locus of control, and performance to reward expectancies : an honors thesis [(HONRS 499)]

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dc.contributor.advisor Montagno, Ray V. en_US
dc.contributor.author Wiley, Laura A. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-06T19:31:21Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-06T19:31:21Z
dc.date.created 1986 en_US
dc.date.issued 1986
dc.identifier.other A-65 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/193115
dc.description.abstract This study examines three main variables, Machiavellianism, locus of control, and performance to reward expectancies, and the relationships among them. The sample group consisted of 26 managers, supervisors or administrators and 21 nonmanagerial exployees of an 83 bed hospital. These participants were given a questionnaire consisting of the Mach V scale, Rotter's I-E scale, and a performance to reward expectancy scale. The hypothesis of this study states that individual's with high Mach scores will have low performance to reward expectancies and will be externally controlled. Individuals with low Mach scores will then have high performance to reward expectancies and will be interrially controlled. Managers were expected to have lower Mach scores and be more internally controlled as well as having higher performance to reward expectancies in comparison to the nonmanagerial exployees. The results of this study showed no correlations between Mach scores and the other variables. Expectancy theory correlation to locus of control was observed in this study. Managers were seen to-have stronger performance to reward expectancies'and were more internally motivated than nonmanagers. However, there was no significant difference between these groups in regards to Mach scores. Problems with the study include small sample size and small variation among Mach scores.
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College
dc.format.extent 1 v. ; 29 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Psychology. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Ball State University. Honors College -- Theses (B.?.) -- 1986. en_US
dc.title The relationship between Machiavellianism, locus of control, and performance to reward expectancies : an honors thesis [(HONRS 499)] en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis
dc.description.degree Thesis (B.?.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1248420 en_US


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    Honors theses submitted to the Honors College by Ball State University undergraduate students in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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