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Two Employee Feedback Myths

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Oct 3, 2011

Usually during tough times managers get tough.  They succumb to the pressure and use more punishment and negative reinforcement.   Why is this a recipe for disaster? If both positive and negative reinforcement get results why should we care? 

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Topics: Employee Feedback, employee performance, positive reinforcement, negative reinforcement

Examples of Negative Reinforcement

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Jul 18, 2011

A plate of beans!                   

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Topics: Bringing Out the Best In People, themes, employee performance, People, positive reinforcement, negative reinforcement

You Can’t Measure What I Do – Measuring Performance

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Jun 14, 2010


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Topics: Bringing Out the Best In People, Strategic Discipline, Aubrey Daniels, Discipline Plan, positive reinforcement, Pearsons Law, Jim Collins, negative reinforcement


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