Why Today’s Incentive Thinking Is Different
MAY 17, 2018
Ever since people started working for each other, supervisors have tried to figure out the best way to reach their performance goals and keep workers on task. Too often in human history, this meant that people with less power were simply compelled to work, and incentives — if they existed — consisted merely of being allowed to survive. As the Forbes Coaches Council puts it, “In decades past, motivating employees was all about raises, promotions, and bonuses.