“Let children choose! They will choose the most difficult tasks. The moment they are promised a reward, they will opt for the simple ones.”
Matthias Binswanger, a well-known economist and professor at a Swiss Technical University has been interviewed by the Swiss weekly newspaper “WoZ” (in german) when he talked about meaningless competition and the effects such incentives may produce.
Let the collaborators develop and use their own curiosity (for learning) and limit bureaucratic obligation to the max.
We wish you a happy new year!
Manuel Flury, Michèle Marin, Adrian Gnägi, Tobias Sommer