10 Myths about employee motivation

January 5, 2016

In Employee Engagement

employee motivation

We hear a lot of rumours about what works and what doesn’t to motivate employees. The truth is, there is no one size fits all approach that will work for everyone. Whichever method you use or programs you have in place, keep in mind that these 10 myths will NOT help foster employee motivation at work.

10 Myths about employee motivation you should’t believe:

  1. Money is the best motivator
  2. One size fits all
  3. Marking progress is not very important to employees
  4. Surfing the web hurts productivity
  5. You don’t have to motivate smart employees
  6. Employees should set their own goals
  7. All motivation is created equal
  8. Hiding bad news is best for morale
  9. Employee motivation doesn’t solve every problems
  10. Anyone can be motivated for any job

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