Other slides in this set

Slide 2

Preview of page 2

Here's a taster:

+
Inequality and Distress
Reduce
costs
/unpleasa
nt
consequen
Social ces
Exchan Individuals Aim to:
ge
Theory
maximis
e their
rewards…read more

Slide 3

Preview of page 3

Here's a taster:

+
Messick and Cook
(1985)
They feel
distressed
People aim to Otherwise...
as they
achieve fairness .
perceive
unfairness…read more

Slide 4

Preview of page 4

Here's a taster:

+
Inequity = Distress
Someone who puts a great deal into their relationship and
receives little in return, perceives inequity
Or...
Someone who puts little into their relationship and receives
a great deal in return, perceive inequity
Greater the inequity-> Greater the dissatisfaction -> Greater
the distress…read more

Slide 5

Preview of page 5

Here's a taster:

+
Equity = Satisfaction
Stafford and Canary (2006)
Aim- To find whether equity in a relationship is
correlated with satisfaction
Procedure- Ask 200 married couples to fill out a
questionnaire on measures of equity and
relationship satisfaction
Findings-Satisfaction was highest in couples who
perceived their relationship to be equitable ,
followed by over benefited couples. Those who had
inequitable relationships scored lowest
satisfaction…read more

Slide 6

Preview of page 6

Here's a taster:

+
Ratio of inputs and outputs
°
Equity Equali
= ty…read more

Slide 7

Preview of page 7
Preview of page 7

Slide 8

Preview of page 8
Preview of page 8

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Psychology resources:

See all Psychology resources »See all resources »