Work Is a Competitive Sport

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Work Is a Competitive Sport

What keeps people motivated at work? A professor of economics says it’s all about how you structure compensation.

Do higher wages increase productivity? How do you motivate workers when their output is hard to measure? What’s the best way to keep a team energized? Edward Lazear, professor of economics at Stanford Graduate School of Business, explores the relationship between pay, incentives, and the drive to perform.

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