Effective Delivery of Reinforcement


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Effective Delivery of Reinforcement
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If people are not told they are appreciated they will assume the opposite.
If positive reinforcement is so effective, why is it not more commonly used in business?One reason is that managers are more likely to be positively reinforced when they punish or use negative reinforcement than when they use positive reinforcement. Think back to the chapter on consequences (Chapter 4). You may recall that consequences that are Positive-Immediate-Certain (PICs) are much more powerful than …
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Aubrey C. Daniels, Ph.D.,: Bringing Out the Best in People. Effective Delivery of Reinforcement, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2000), AccessEngineering Export