Incremental effects of reward on experienced performance pressure : positive outcomes for intrinsic interest and creativity

@inproceedings{Eisenberger2008IncrementalEO,
  title={Incremental effects of reward on experienced performance pressure : positive outcomes for intrinsic interest and creativity},
  author={Robert Eisenberger and Justin Aselage},
  year={2008}
}
Two field studies and a laboratory study examined the influence of reward for high performance on experienced performance pressure, intrinsic interest and creativity. Study 1 found that employees’ expected reward for high performance was positively related to performance pressure which, in turn, was positively associated with the employees’ interest in their jobs. Study 2 replicated this finding and showed that intrinsic interest, produced by performance pressure, was positively related to… CONTINUE READING

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