Shared goals equal success

McCann, Deiric
December 2000
Cabinet Maker;12/08/2000, Issue 5217, p7
Trade Publication
Expounds on strategies for motivating employees. Linking of people's willingness to do things to perceived benefits for themselves; Difference between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation; Influence of personal values on people's actions; Successful leaders' skill in uncovering their followers' intrinsic motivation.


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