The High Price of Negative Reinforcement


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The High Price of Negative Reinforcement
1010204The High Price of Negative Reinforcement
Be careful that victories do not carry the seeds of future defeats. Bits & Pieces Magazine
We are all well aware of the many efforts being made to improve the way we manage the workplace today: employee participation, teams, empowerment, and so on. With this swirl of activity one would think that positive reinforcement has become the dominate way that organizations are managed. Unfortunately, such is not the case.In my many visits to organizations of all kinds, I can tell you without a doubt that negative reinforcement is still the dominant management style. As a matter of fact,…
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Aubrey C. Daniels, Ph.D.,: Bringing Out the Best in People. The High Price of Negative Reinforcement, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2000), AccessEngineering Export