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Aug 20, 2012
PHB is one of those bosses who reads a magazine article or goes to a seminar and comes back with all kinds of stupid ways to motivate employees. Regular raises are good, so one doesn't have to cut back on things like car insurance every year, affordable benefits, and my big three: respect, fairness, trust.

So simple, and so few bosses know how to do that.
 
 
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Aug 20, 2012
And Wendy's makes rectangular hamburgers - is a trend being set here?
 
 
Aug 20, 2012
@rbender
You are probably right - giving me a raise probably won't motivate me to be a better worker, but I wouldn't mind testing the theory a couple of dozen times - just to be sure.
 
 
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Aug 20, 2012
Alice, Alice, alice....,

All that CEO money is just one fist-of death away!
 
 
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Aug 20, 2012
The reality is that money is never a source of satisfaction (or motivation) at work, it is only a source of dissatisfaction. That 'good feeling' we get after receiving a raise is ephemeral. It only lasts a few pay cycles and then its gone. However if we feel like we're underpaid then the dissatisfaction is unrelenting.
 
 
 
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