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    Intrinsic Motivation vs. Token Awards

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    Intrinsic motivation and pride in one's work are much more powerful than tokenawards, which may actually reduce pride in the job and inhibit motivation." Do agree or disagree with this statement? Why?

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    I agree with this statement. There have been several studies done on extrinsic motivators such as incentive pay or a reward system, and while these may have short-term effects, the work to be produced ends up becoming a means to an end, and the goal is the incentive or token rewards. Intrinsic motivation is much more ...

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    This discusses whether or not token awards are less effective than intrinsic motivation.

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