A theory of justice dealing with the fair return from activities we do. Output is related to the input into the activity. See external inequity- internal inequity- overpayment inequity- underpayment inequity.

EQUITY THEORY: "The equity theory deals with how we see the input into a activity compared to the outcome of the activity."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EQUITY THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/equity-theory/ (accessed May 11, 2021).