September 2012
Independent School;Fall2012, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p50
The article discusses merit pay for teachers in the U.S., or pay based on student performance, and the role of the attitudes of an independent school's board of trustees in determining school policy. Employment psychology theories developed by researcher Edgar Schein are discussed, and teachers' versus entrepreneurs' motivations are described. Books such as "Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us" by Daniel Pink and "Made to Stick" by Chip Heath and Dan Heath are cited.


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