“Carrot and Stick” method of motivation and its drawbacks

Originally posted on DipsUnplugged:
The following are major drawbacks of Motivation 2.0 i.e. Carrot and Stick Motivation. We are intrinsically motivated purpose maxi misers rather than extrinsically motivated It is not in line with the knowledge worker concept of 21st century economics Modern day work is increasingly becoming more creative , interesting and self directed.…

What is the kind of work that is generally outsourced?

Originally posted on DipsUnplugged:
Routine bound work that involves following certain instructions can be outsourced. This is the kind of work that needs monitoring since it is dreary and workers are bound to lose interest after some point of time. For this kind of work mainly the “left brain” working of the human brain is…

Societies as computer operating systems

Originally posted on DipsUnplugged:
Societies also have operating systems like computers. The laws , social customs , economic arrangements that we encounter each day sit on top of a layer of instructions , protocols about how the world works. And much of our societal operating systems consist of assumptions about human behavior. Adopted from Daniel…

Motivation 3.0 explains the existence of a L3C company

Originally posted on DipsUnplugged:
A L3C company or low-profit limited liability company (L3C) is a legal form of business entity in the United States for-profit, social enterprise venture that has a stated goal of performing a socially beneficial purpose, not maximizing income For details please refer to the following link on Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Low-profit_limited_liability_company Creation of these companies bears ample testimony to…

How to make “Carrot and Stick” motivation work for right brain work

Originally posted on DipsUnplugged:
Right brain work needs autonomy , mastery and sense of purpose and hence “Carrot and Stick” or Motivation 2.0 methods of motivation can be detrimental and lead to adverse impact. Rewards via Motivation 2.0 seek compliance in terms of IF-THEN REWARDS kind of a mechanism. If we change this to a…

Great leaders practice these three things to Give Up Control

Originally posted on DipsUnplugged:
Intrinsically motivated Type I leaders practice giving up control to give more autonomy to employees to unleash creativity and make innovation happen. These are the three techniques used by them to accomplish the same: Involve people in goal setting Use noncontrolling language Hold office hours and meet people face to face…

Great leaders use these techniques to shower praise the right way

Originally posted on DipsUnplugged:
The following subtle techniques are used by Great Leaders to shower praise to result in the most desired impact Praise effort and strategy and not intelligence Make praise specific Praise in private Offer praise only when there is a good reason for it Adopted from Daniel Pink’s book Drive

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