Financial incentives and creativity

Financial incentives and creativity

Not only do financial incentives fail to increase creativity, but experiments also show that they actually reduce it. Financial incentives have been proven to increase productivity in simple and repetitive tasks. They fall under the category of extrinsic motivation. However, complex tasks, especially the creation of new ideas, are motivated intrinsically, within the task itself.

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