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dc.contributor.advisorWilder, David A.
dc.contributor.authorCusick, Michael Patrick
dc.date.accessioned2020-10-13T02:37:44Z
dc.date.available2020-10-13T02:37:44Z
dc.date.created2020-07
dc.date.issued2020-08
dc.date.submittedJuly 2020
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11141/3176
dc.descriptionThesis (M.S.) - Florida Institute of Technology, 2020.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this study was to examine the effects of exaggerated social comparison feedback on work performance in an analogue setting. Following their first 15-minute session working on a simulated money transfer task, participants in the two experimental conditions received objective feedback, but one group received rank feedback understating their performance, while the other group received overstated rank feedback. Participants then performed the task again to evaluate potential changes in performance based on this feedback. One-way analyses of variance (ANOVAs) were conducted to measure differences in the number of correctly completed money transfers, percent of correctly completed money transfers, and number of errors. No significant differences were found between the groups in the second session. A discussion of limitations and suggestions for future research on social comparison feedback are provideden_US
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dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.rightsCC BY 4.0en_US
dc.rights.urihttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/en_US
dc.subjectFeedbacken_US
dc.subjectObjective feedbacken_US
dc.subjectRankingen_US
dc.subjectSocial comparisonen_US
dc.titleThe Effects of Exaggerated Social Comparison Feedback on Work Performanceen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.date.updated2020-10-07T17:09:26Z
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis and Organizational Behavior Managementen_US
thesis.degree.levelMastersen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineApplied Behavior Analysis & Organizational Behavior Managementen_US
thesis.degree.departmentBehavior Analysisen_US
thesis.degree.grantorFlorida Institute of Technologyen_US
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