Negative Effects of Extrinsic Rewards on Intrinsic Motivation: More Smoke Than Fire

February 5, 2013
Gerald E. Ledford, Jr. (CEO), Meiyu Fang (National Central University, Taiwan), and Barry Gerhart (University of Wisconsin) demonstrate that motivation research makes a basic distinction between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation. In general, researchers define intrinsic motivation as that which arises from performing the task.

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