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Reinforcement Theory A Practical Tool

Reinforcement Theory A Practical Tool A process theory of motivation is explored, namelyreinforcement theory. Reinforcement theory is definedand the four primary strategies for implementing it positivereinforcement, negative reinforcement,punishment and extinction are described. Theadvantages and disadvantages of each strategy and theways of scheduling these are outlined, together witha discussion of current research and practicalimplications of the theory. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Leadership & Organization Development Journal Emerald Publishing

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0143-7739
DOI
10.1108/01437739110138039
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Abstract

A process theory of motivation is explored, namelyreinforcement theory. Reinforcement theory is definedand the four primary strategies for implementing it positivereinforcement, negative reinforcement,punishment and extinction are described. Theadvantages and disadvantages of each strategy and theways of scheduling these are outlined, together witha discussion of current research and practicalimplications of the theory.

Journal

Leadership & Organization Development JournalEmerald Publishing

Published: Feb 1, 1991

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