Seven Deadly Flaws of ‘Carrot & Stick” Method

The seven deadly flaws of the “Carrot and Stick” method are:

  1. They can extinguish INTRINSIC MOTIVATION
  2. They can DIMINISH PERFORMANCE
  3. They can CRUSH CREATIVITY
  4. They can crowd out GOOD BEHAVIOR
  5. They can encourage cheating , shortcuts and unethical behavior
  6. They can become addictive
  7. They can foster short term thinking

Adopted from the book “Drive” by Daniel Pink