Cold-hard-cash incentives for workers have been shown to cost companies profits while actually decreasing a worker's level of enjoyment and productivity, according to a WA researcher.
Working to benefit a good cause increases productivity by up to 30 per cent, according to the findings of a new study from the University of Southampton.
A new study finds that utilities aren't rewarded for adopting energy efficiency programs, and that reforms are needed to make energy efficiency as attractive as renewables.
(Phys.org)—A new study has thrown doubt on the ability of the average voter to make an accurate judgement of the performance of their politicians, showing that voter biases appear to be deep-seated and broad.
As a corporate responsibility consultant, Kellie McElhaney publicly criticized Apple's recent appointment of another man to an already all-male executive team. McElhaney's new research goes one step further, indicating that ...
High-tech training may trump tax breaks for creating more jobs and improving a state's economy, according to a team of economists.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Rewarding good grades with money has only a modest effect on students, says a new study conducted by researchers Tony Chambers (OISE) and Philip Oreopoulos (economics and U of T Mississauga) at the University ...
Performance pay programs designed by teachers, for teachers, tend to offer small incentives to a large number of teachers, new research indicates.