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Talent and HR News Weekly Roundup: Ways to Impact How Work Gets Done

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Talent and HR News Weekly Roundup: Ways to Impact How Work Gets Done

The book Nudge by Richard H. Thaler, "is about choices—how we make them and how we can make better ones. Drawing on decades of research in the fields of behavioral science and economics... [the authors] show us how sensible “choice architecture” can successfully nudge people toward the best decisions." In the spirit of Nudge, this week's roundup features some ways to impact how work gets done in your office. Think of these ideas as "nudges" to enhance productivity.

1) Even Good Employees Hoard Great Ideas from Harvard Business Review

"One of the most heated debates involving innovation revolves around how to best incentivize people to develop and implement new ideas. Research on this issue offers a wide range of conclusions. For example, one recent research report suggested that offering financial incentives only raised the number of mediocre ideas and had little impact on breakthrough innovation."

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