The Guardian: What Can Business Leaders Learn From Ancient Greek Philosophers

 

May 4th 2012.

Illustration-of-Aristotle-003Aristotle’s philosophy was an influence on Edward Deci and Richard Ryan’s Self-Determination Theory, which suggests that employees will work harder for you, and perform better, if you give them tasks they find meaningful and morally worthwhile.

Humans want to believe in something and to serve it. Appeal to your employees’ best nature and they will answer that call.

Read more at:

http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/business-learn-from-ancient-philosophers?newsfeed=true

By Jules Evans

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