Extrinsic rewards are great to promote initial action but they don’t encourage ongoing positive behavior change. Intrinsic motivation is related to performance, work effort, creativity, retention and higher job satisfaction. Here’s what we learned: Instead of thinking of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation as antagonistic to each other (or the need to choose one or the other), consider them together and in certain situations.
“Employee engagement and intrinsic motivation go hand-in-hand — when engaged, employees are intrinsically motivated.” – Dr. Laura Hamill
Join Limeade at the HR Leaders Virtual World event on September 21 at 11am GMT. Martin Zelger, Limeade VP of International Sales, will present, Understanding Diverse Employee Experiences: A Multi-Country Perspective.