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New Salary at Work

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How would the drive reduction theory explain a person accepting a new job with a higher salary that also requires more work and responsibility?

A

The person sees the salary as a positive incentive and is pushed away from free time as a negative incentive.

B

Humans instinctively seek greater resources and control over their environment.

C

Money is a more powerful drive for this individual than free time.

D

This person seeks a higher activity level and takes the job in order to satisfy this drive.

E

The person takes the job to satisfy the secondary drive of increased salary.