At what cost glory? Work performance, UA-tied study hints

Posted: November 12, 2017 at 1:51 a.m.

Professor Raja Kali, who holds the ConocoPhillips Chair in International Economics and Business at the Sam M. Walton College of Business, recently published study fi ndings indicating no-monetary awards might actually be counterproductive and cause the employee to perform more poorly.

Awards like “Employee of the Month” likely won’t motivate workers as much as employers would want and in some cases do the opposite, according to a recent study.

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