Bringing Out the Best in People: How to Apply the Astonishing Power of Positive Reinforcement

  • 4h 20m 50s
  • Aubrey C. Daniels
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2003

What motivates people? What encourages employees to work to their fullest potential, not just for a short while but for the long haul? Many managerial fads promising quick fixes have come and gone, but none have approached the success experienced by organizations that have employed Aubrey Daniel's groundbreaking motivational methods. Bringing Out the Best in People provides the latest and best motivational methods currently in use at such major companies as Xerox, 3M, and Kodak. Applying scientifically based behavioral stimuli to the workplace while making it fun at the same time, author on performance, Aubrey Daniels, describes practical, precise, data-oriented methods to help you implement a management system that will maximize the long-term performance of every aspect of your company.

All-new material shows you how to:

  • Create effective recognition and rewards systems in line with what today's employees want;
  • Stimulate innovation and creativity in new and exciting ways; Overcome problems associated with poorly educated workforce.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1: Fads, Fantasies, and Fixes
  • Chapter 2: Management by Common Sense Is Not Management at All
  • Chapter 3: Louder, Longer, Meaner
  • Chapter 4: Behavior Is a Function of Its Consequences
  • Chapter 5: The High Price of Negative Reinforcement
  • Chapter 6: Capturing Discretionary Effort Through Positive Reinforcement
  • Chapter 7: Decreasing Behavior—Intentionally or Otherwise
  • Chapter 8: Effective Delivery of Reinforcement
  • Chapter 9: Pinpoint Precision
  • Chapter 10: The Effective Use of Measurement
  • Chapter 11: Performance Feedback
  • Chapter 12: Goal Setting to Shape Behavior
  • Chapter 13: The Missing Link in Quality
  • Chapter 14: Teams and Empowerment
  • Chapter 15: Recognition, Reward, Reinforcement, and Relationships
  • Chapter 16: Performance Management: The Executive Function
  • Chapter 17: Accelerated Learning
  • Chapter 18: Increasing Creativity and Managing Change
  • Chapter 19: Managing the Nintendo Generation and Beyond
  • Chapter 20: Thank God It's Monday—Celebrating Work