Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A's, Praise, and Other Bribes
An acclaimed author and lecturer indicts the practice of manipulating people with external incentives. Drawing on a wealth of psychological research, Kohn points the way to a more successful strategy based on working with people instead of doing things to them. An argument unsettling to hear but impossible to dismiss.
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Review: Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A's, Praise and Other BribesUser Review - Emily - Goodreads
Gotta love Kohn and his anti-behavioralist stance on punishment and rewards. I know I do :) This one could have been said in fewer words though, or I would have given five stars. Read full review
Review: Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A's, Praise and Other BribesUser Review - Magnus Siverbrant - Goodreads
This is an important book. And it challenges one prominent "common sence" that are driving behaviors we se around us everyday. The case for why the practice of "if you do this then you will get that ... Read full review
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