Feel like you’re getting poor value for money from your employees? Here’s why –

Feel like you’re getting poor value for money from your employees? Here’s why –

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In 1949 Harry Harlow (a professor of psychology) carried out a series of experiments observing rhesus monkeys solving a puzzle. The puzzle looked similar to the latch on a door.  At the start of the experiments he placed the puzzle in the cage with the monkey and waited... What happened next caught him completely by surprise! Without any prompting at all, the monkeys set to work trying to solve the puzzles. They worked with what seemed like diligence and looked (as much as monkeys can do) to be enjoying the task.  As the days went by the monkeys got better and quicker at solving the puzzles, until they were opening the latch-like mechanism in no time at all. This went against the grain of current thought about what powered behaviour.…
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