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The Resource Punished by rewards : the trouble with gold stars, incentive plans, A's, praise, and other bribes, Alfie Kohn

Punished by rewards : the trouble with gold stars, incentive plans, A's, praise, and other bribes, Alfie Kohn

Label
Punished by rewards : the trouble with gold stars, incentive plans, A's, praise, and other bribes
Title
Punished by rewards
Title remainder
the trouble with gold stars, incentive plans, A's, praise, and other bribes
Statement of responsibility
Alfie Kohn
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Kohn argues against the practice of offering people rewards in order to persuade them to get good grades, do good work, or behave in a certain manner, presenting evidence that shows the practice often has a negative effect, and discusses alternative methods of influencing behavior
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kohn, Alfie
Dewey number
153.8/5
Index
index present
LC call number
BF505.R48
LC item number
K65 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reward (Psychology)
  • Motivation (Psychology)
  • Behaviorism (Psychology)
Target audience
adult
Label
Punished by rewards : the trouble with gold stars, incentive plans, A's, praise, and other bribes, Alfie Kohn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 352-384) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Skinner-boxed: the legacy of behaviorism -- Is it right to reward? -- Is it effective to reward? -- The trouble with carrots: four reasons rewards fail -- Cutting the interest rate: the fifth reason rewards fail -- The praise problem -- Pay for performance: why behaviorism doesn't work in the workplace -- Lures for learning: why behaviorism doesn't work in the classroom -- Bribes for behaving: why behaviorism doesn't help children become good people -- Thank God it's Monday: the roots of motivation in the workplace -- Hooked on learning: the roots of motivation in the classroom -- Good kids without goodies
Control code
19129185
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 398 pages
Isbn
9780395650288
Lccn
93021897
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28294899
  • (OCoLC)28294899
Label
Punished by rewards : the trouble with gold stars, incentive plans, A's, praise, and other bribes, Alfie Kohn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 352-384) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Skinner-boxed: the legacy of behaviorism -- Is it right to reward? -- Is it effective to reward? -- The trouble with carrots: four reasons rewards fail -- Cutting the interest rate: the fifth reason rewards fail -- The praise problem -- Pay for performance: why behaviorism doesn't work in the workplace -- Lures for learning: why behaviorism doesn't work in the classroom -- Bribes for behaving: why behaviorism doesn't help children become good people -- Thank God it's Monday: the roots of motivation in the workplace -- Hooked on learning: the roots of motivation in the classroom -- Good kids without goodies
Control code
19129185
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 398 pages
Isbn
9780395650288
Lccn
93021897
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28294899
  • (OCoLC)28294899

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