Study: Loss aversion is a powerful motivator

04/3/2013 | Inc. online (free registration)

Employees are more likely to reach performance goals if they are threatened with penalties than if they are offered rewards, research suggests. A University of Chicago study found that public-school teachers who faced the threat of returning a bonus were better at improving students' test scores than were teachers who were promised performance bonuses.

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