Monthly Archives: September 2009

Employee Loyalty vs. The Flu Season

Tweet Many years ago, I worked at a company where the culture encouraged sick people to come to work, regardless.  We would often joke that the only doctor’s note the company would accept as valid was a Death Certificate. Then, … Continue reading

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Pay For Performance Is Obsolete – Part II

Tweet There is a mismatch between what science knows about behavior and what business does. Extrinsic rewards do work to promote specific behaviors BUT ONLY in a very narrow set of circumstances. Research has shown that for tasks with a … Continue reading

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