Deutsch (1985) Distributive Justice (ifrst generation of equity theory…
Deutsch (1985) Distributive Justice
Jasso, Wegener, Liebing
ifrst generation of equity theory represented by Homan, Adams and Walsters et al
Walsters et al
as a group will try to maximise total rewards
Focus on exchange relations, ratio of outcomes to inputs, recognition and relevance in exchanges
Distribution of rewards in direct exchanges, reward, costs, investment, contribtuons.
basic theme of equity theory
to which according to his merit (contribution)
equity theory presumes following assumptions:
• Individuals try to maximise their outcomes.
• Outcomes should be distributed among individuals in proportion to their inputs and contributions.
• Rational, economic individual
Different principles or values and ...: equality, need, winner-takes-all
Full rationality, human nature, only one principle, based on proportionality to contribution