Revealing “The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us,” contrarian Dan Pink delves into decades of long-neglected psychological research to demonstrate what generations of corporate and nonprofit managers have been doing wrong. Pink shows how the research proves traditional carrot-and-stick incentives may work well in a world of rote learning and assembly-line production but can easily be counterproductive in a new world that demands creativity and self-reliance — the right-brain thinking about which Pink wrote so cogently in his earlier book, A Whole New Mind. If you lead or manage an organization of any sort, this is must reading.
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (5 out 0f 5)
About the author
Daniel H. Pink writes books about work, management, and behavioral science. Earlier in life, he served as an aide to Secretary of Labor Robert Reich, and from 1995 to 1997 he was chief speechwriter for Vice President Al Gore. He has written six books. The first was published in 2001.
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