In today’s tight job market, employers must focus on how to attract and keep top talent. Giving away stacks of money may not always be the best incentive.
Content: Article | Authors: Ashley V. Whillans, Dina Gerdeman | Source: Harvard Business School (HBS) Working Knowledge | Subjects: Compensation, Human Resources, Motivation
What really motivates us? Humans have pondered this question for decades. Is it money, power, and fame? Or rather fear and punishment? Psychologists’ answers have varied, along with a broad transformation in prevailing views. Developed by Richard Ryan and Edward Deci nearly four decades ago, self-determination theory (SDT) has become one of the most widely accepted theories of human motivation in contemporary behavioral science.
Content: Article | Author: Sandra Knispel | Source: University of Rochester | Subjects: Human Resources, Motivation, Organizational Behavior
Research sheds light on which employee incentives work best.
Content: Article | Source: Kellogg Insight | Subjects: Human Resources, Management, Motivation, Organizational Behavior