The knowledge individual workers gained while working at the plant was quickly incorporated into the production process. Workers, together with plant managers, made adjustments to the assembly line based on what they learned, changes that benefited the next batch of workers and boosted overall productivity.
Cash rewards can help motivate students to achieve good results—but the effect may not last long enough to get some kids to graduation.
Research suggests that to increase contributions, nonprofits can do more than appeal to pity—they can promise to never contact the donor again.
Using the best tactics from both worlds—the subjective and the objective, the emotional and the rational—teams will reach heights of achievement and competition that neither the old guard nor the new could reach on their own.