New Research Yields One Of The Best Lists Of Quick-Hit Leadership Suggestions I’ve Ever Seen

02/19/2015

If ever there was a study  that reinforced my perspectives on leadership, this report titled, “A Business Case for Optimal Motivation (link),” from researchers at the The Ken Blanchard Companies  would be the one. The study suggests that traditional approaches to leadership, namely the “Carrot and Stick” method, fail to breed long-term success and sustainability. Instead, the researchers contend that leaders should focus on three things to motivate their team members – Autonomy, Relatedness, and Competence (what the study refers to as ARC).

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