From innovation challenges to sales competitions, contests offer a powerful way to incentivize teams and individuals.
Researchers: Jeffrey Ely, George Georgiadis, Sina Khorasani and Luis Rayo
June 1, 2021
Keeping people motivated can be tough. New research shows that a simple experiment can lead to big productivity gains.
Researchers: George Georgiadis and Michael Powell
August 4, 2020
Research-backed tips for improving workflows and discouraging slacking.
Researchers: Michael Powell, Robert L. Bray, Nicola Persico, George Georgiadis, Jan A. Van Mieghem and Chaithanya Bandi
July 5, 2019
A new study reveals the optimal incentive system, and it’s surprisingly simple.
Researchers: George Georgiadis and Balázs Szentes
March 5, 2019
Research sheds light on which employee incentives work best.
Researchers: Rongzhu Ke, Jin Li, Michael Powell, Daniel Barron, George Georgiadis, Jeroen Swinkels, Todd A. Gormley, David A. Matsa, Julia D. Hur, Loran Nordgren and Erika Deserranno
July 5, 2017
Some incentive schemes encourage hard work—others reward those who game the system.
Researchers: Daniel Barron, George Georgiadis and Jeroen Swinkels
October 10, 2016