The reason pizza, NOT money, is the key to improving productivity...

The reason pizza, NOT money, is the key to improving productivity...

Are you struggling to motivate staff? 

If so, then Dan Ariely, a professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and author of the upcoming book ‘Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations’, may have the answer – he has discovered that pizza is a better motivator than money.

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Comments (2)

  • Allan
    Allan
    Thu, 1 Sep 2016 2:46pm BST
    One line, half-hidden away, gladdens my little HR heart: "Ultimately, compliments beat pizza as the best motivator."
  • Jo
    Jo
    Thu, 1 Sep 2016 12:28pm BST
    We used Pizza Parties as a team incentive to complete our last employee engagement survey. It worked a treat with every team who had 100% completion being entered in to a competition to win a Pizza Party for the whole team (and some teams were 50+ people!). With over 2200 employees, we were looking for an 80% response rate but with the amount of teams going for the 100% we got a 89% rate in the end, which was a great achievement.

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