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Mega Tips Scientifically Tested Techniques to Increase Your Tips

@inproceedings{Lynn2003MegaTS,
  title={Mega Tips Scientifically Tested Techniques to Increase Your Tips},
  author={M. Lynn},
  year={2003}
}
This booklet for servers provides instruction in the psychology of tipping as well as specific techniques that can be used to earn larger tips. All the suggested techniques have been scientifically tested and the evidence of their effectiveness is described along with the techniques. Using even a few of these techniques should increase servers' tips by 10 to 30%. Managers are free to download the file, print out the manual, make hard copies of it, and either post it on employee bulletin boards… Expand

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