Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A’s, Praise and Other Bribes
Höfundur: Alfie Kohn
The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A’s Praise, and Other Bribes
Alfie Hohn challenges our reliance on carrot-and-stick psychology in this provocative indictment of rewards at home, at school, and at work.
Our basic strategy for raising children, teaching students, and managing workers can be summed up in six words: Do this and you’ll get that. We dangle goodies (from candy bars to sales commissions) in front of people in the same way that we train the family pet.