12.3. Other Motivation Techniques

There are many techniques other than incentive and reward that can be used to motivate employees and teams. These include providing opportunity, empowerment, and challenge.

12.3.1. Opportunity

For many people, opportunity is a key motivator. Opportunity to grow professionally is very important, as most people do not want to be in a "dead-end" job. Career advancement is an important tool for motivation. Providing your staff with the opportunity for promotion can be highly effective in keeping them motivated. Not only does it allow them to receive more money (in most cases), but it also provides them with recognition. It recognizes the fact that they have mastered the previous level and have earned the right ...

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