Joe is disappointed when his teammate Tim gets promoted because he feels that he has worked harder and is more deserving of the promotion. Which of the following will most likely help Joe to overcome this sense of inequity?
a. He should encourage Tim to reduce his level of effort.
b. He should avoid distorting the status of his job.
c. He should reduce his level of effort.
d. He should avoid rationalizing the reason behind Tim’s promotion.
e. He should increase his level of effort