10 Motivation Misconceptions Show Why Gift Cards are a Great Solution
- Incentive programs should be used primarily to solve short-term problems.
- In order for an incentive program to be effective, a lot of money must be spent.
- It takes substantial time and resources to create and administer an incentive program.
- Incentives should be rewarded only for achieving long duration goals (monthly, quarterly, and annually).
- Incentive games and their random payouts are silly and counterproductive.
- Incentive programs should reward only the top performers.
- Refillable debit cards and retail and restaurant gift cards are not as effective as tangible incentive rewards.
- Incentive programs should only reward team-based achievements.
- There should be a few large prizes with a high value.
- It's cheaper to assemble programs by yourself.
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