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
But at fast-growing companies, the outlook is more promising.
Researchers: Nicola Bianchi, Giulia Bovini, Jin Li, Michael Powell and Matteo Paradisi
June 1, 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
Trust is a powerful motivator. Here’s how to foster it among employees in your organization.
Researchers: Harry M. Kraemer, Karen Cates, Paola Sapienza, Daniel Barron, Michael Powell, J. Keith Murnighan and Kent Grayson
February 12, 2019
Employee incentives that made sense at the time can lead to problematic power dynamics.
Researchers: Jin Li, Niko Matouschek and Michael Powell
December 1, 2017
Sometimes building credible relationships with your employees and suppliers is more important than finding the “perfect” fit.
Researchers: Daniel Barron and Michael Powell
September 7, 2017
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
Other incentives can keep employees happy in flat organizations.
Researchers: Rongzhu Ke, Jin Li and Michael Powell
March 2, 2015