Do bonuses actually make us work harder?

Getting to grips with incentives with Uri Gneezy

Many of us have worked in environments that provided bonuses or rewards for success. Maybe they took the form of team rewards or individual incentives, or end of year profit-share schemes. But do these rewards achieve what they are designed to?

Professor Uri Gneezy is the world’s foremost expert on the science of incentives – and he comes with a huge warning about what such schemes actually achieve.

Eat Sleep Work Repeat is today hosted by Bruce Daisley, Ellen Scott and Matthew Cook.

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