Rewards? Do you think you do a better job if you are rewarded? Science says not a chance, business says of course we do. Dan Pink says “there is a mismatch between what science knows and what business does.”
Intrinsic motivators vs. Extrinsic motivators.
Autonomy, mastery and purpose vs. Carrots and Sticks.
Who wins? As soon as a task requires even rudimentary cognitive skills, rewards actually hinder the outcome!
An awesome video and worth the 18 minutes.
People need to drive, not be driven!