Freedom-Based Work

Lebow, Rob
November 2006
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Nov2006, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p19
The article offers information on employee motivation and creating a freedom-based workplace. The applications of extrinsic and intrinsic motivation are discussed, from the point of view of front-line workers. To establish a freedom-based workplace, leaders must trust their people to own their jobs and create long-term relationships with colleagues and customers.


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