The large effect of small rewards

Even Tiny Rewards Can Motivate People to Go the Extra Mile

Business school faculty often bemoan how their students place too much importance on economics and finance courses and not enough on more humanistic ones, such as human-resource management. Condescension toward such courses is as misguided as it is common, the complaint goes. As Rosabeth Moss Kanter once commented about her experience with Harvard MBA graduates, “Five years out, they often say they wish they had taken fewer finance courses and more people-oriented courses.” ….[READ]

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