Compensation and the Drive to Achieve

business_ethics_highlights_2This piece from Harvard Business Review isn’t obviously about ethics, but it’s relevant: it’s about why people work harder than they “need” to. This is relevant to questions of agency (and the “agency problem), and also to questions of executive compensation. >>>

It’s the Weekend! Why Are You Working?

…Their desire to earn is not based on how much they want or need, but on how much work they can perform or withstand….

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