Friday, January 09, 2009

Destructive Rewards

Suzanne Lucas gives some thoughts on when a work reward is totally unrewarding:

At the end of the day, after taxes, she had enough money to buy pizzas and soda for her family. That's not a bad thing. What was a bad thing was the implication from her boss: "We value your 80-hour weeks and successful project as much as you might value a pizza with extra cheese!"

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