Poverty pay | Facebook workers juggle several jobs to survive

Facebook workers juggle several jobs to survive

Motivational theorists say that we are not intrinsically motivated to go to work which is why we get paid.

This theory can be likened to the “carrot and stick approach” to illustrate that when good work is completed, employees will reap the rewards of being paid. But when an employee gets paid there is an expectation that this wage not only covers the basic cost of living but will also leave them with some extra cash for luxuries.

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