Do Incentive Plans Really Work?
By Linda Ulrich
Over the years, much has been written about whether incentives can motivate employee behavior. Money is one factor in driving employee performance, and an incentive can focus employees’ attention on specific actions and behaviors that can help an organization achieve desired results. Take the example of a basketball team that consistently focuses on improving foul shooting. This effort can pay off with additional scoring opportunities that can change a potential loss into a win.
Visual Data: Rural Broadband’s Positive Economic Impact
Highlights from "The Economic Impact of Rural Broadband," a report from the Hudson Institute and the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS). For full details, go to www.frs.org.