Motivation: What works and what doesn’t

July 24, 2017 by Kelly Lemos

How do you motivate people at work? Three decades ago it was all about reward and punishment but much has changed since the days of the behaviourists, BF Skinner and his rats. Today motivational theory, research and practice focusses on harnessing the essential psychological needs of an individual. Click to listen to the interview below....

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CMS Wire: Mobile Phone Separation Anxiety Is Real and It’s Getting Worse (June 1, 2017)

June 1, 2017 by Kelly Lemos

By: David Lavenda FOMO Means Never Having to Say ‘I’m Offline’ The Self-Determination Theory (SDT) of human motivation takes a different approach. SDT states that one’s ability to self-regulate behavior is based on the satisfaction of three basic psychological needs: competence — a capacity to effectively act on the world, autonomy — self-authorship or personal initiative...

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