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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?
The person sees the salary as a positive incentive and is pushed away from free time as a negative incentive.
Humans instinctively seek greater resources and control over their environment.
Money is a more powerful drive for this individual than free time.
This person seeks a higher activity level and takes the job in order to satisfy this drive.
The person takes the job to satisfy the secondary drive of increased salary.