A New Model For Cooperation, Values, and Employee Motivation

The Idolbuster

In 1968 Frederick Herzberg reminded us of this in his now-classic Harvard Business Review article entitled “ One More Time: How Do You Motivate Employees? These managers purport to self-interest, but they are harming everyone including the company itself by operating outside of shared values.

How Leaders Can Push Employees Without Stressing Them Out

Harvard Business Review

While I’m not about to ask everyone in my company to participate in a daily cortisol readout, I have to operate under the assumption that even if I do feel pressure, my employees may feel more. In a classic article, Frederick Herzberg called these kinds of things “hygiene factors.”

Can We Reverse The Stanford Prison Experiment?

Harvard Business Review

It is an observation that has been made as far back as the 1968 issue of HBR in an article by Frederick Herzberg titled, "One More Time: How Do You Motivate Employees?" ( PDF ). The logic is that we can increase the odds of people operating with courage by teaching them the principles of heroism. When I met for lunch with Dr. Phil Zimbardo , the former president of the American Psychological Association, I knew him primarily as the mastermind behind The Stanford Prison Experiment.