The Huffington Post: Wells Fargo scandal was orchestrated fraud

September 28, 2016 by Pschult3

September 28, 2016 / By Susan Fowler / In an article about the Wells Fargo scandal and how its organizational culture might have fostered fraudulent behavior, SDT was cited as “compelling science” that explains why traditional methods of workplace don’t yield sustainable results.   “Through their traditional—and outdated beliefs about motivation in the workplace, they fostered fraud by making...

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Otago Daily Times: The loss of tribal connection

September 5, 2016 by Pschult3

September 5, 2016 Sebastian Junger, award-winning journalist and bestselling author, highlights the disconnect and lack of belonging in modern society and its costs on well-being in his latest book: Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging. “A person living in a modern city or suburb can, for the first time in history, go through an entire day...

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The Conversation: How Pokemon Go turned couch potatoes into fitness fanatics without them even realising it

August 11, 2016 by Pschult3

August 11, 2016 / By John A. Parkinson / This fun article talks about how Pokemon Go motivates users to be physically active from a SDT perspective. Self-determination theory argues that we will work energetically to satisfy three core psychological needs: autonomy, competence and relatedness. A person will engage in exercise if they choose to do...

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