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Employee Performance: Does Purpose Trump Money?

Jun 15, 2010   //   by Colin Manuel   //   Company Culture  //  No Comments

Sustainability programs offer better motivation than financial incentivesAre you getting the most from your employees? If you rely on financial incentives alone to boost results, you may be doing more harm than good. To improve employee performance, you must pay as much attention to your company’s culture as your economic indicators.

When Money Misses the Target

People are motivated by a lot of factors. While money is the most universal and quantifiable motivator, it turns out to be one of the most detrimental.


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