Radio Times

The science and art of motivating people

August 29, 2014


Guests: Adam Grant and Barry Schwartz

How do you get employees to work hard? Is it about a financial reward or simply the satisfaction of knowing they’ve done a good job? The same question can apply to school students and even your own children. What are the strategies that encourage people to do well, persevere, develop the drive to succeed and have passion for the task at hand?  Today we’ll talk about the art and science of motivation with  ADAM GRANT, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, and BARRY SCHWARTZ, a psychology professor at Swarthmore College.

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