Why Managers Don't Recognize Their Employees
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Although the concept of positive reinforcement and the related principle that you get what you reward are well-founded in the psychology literature, the effective use of positive reinforcement by practicing managers is uneven and often totally lacking in day-to-day business operations. My Ph.D. study, abstracted below, explored the conditions that enable or inhibit the use by managers of non-monetary recognition. This publication is ONLY available in a downloadable format.
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