IESE Insight

Why you should work like everyone is watching

Does having an audience affect your motivation on a team project? And does it matter how well you are regarded by your teammates at the outset? Research coauthored by Sebastien Brion looks at the relationship between status, performance expectations and effort, and how it's affected by visibility.

High-status workers are more likely to devote less effort to tasks that are not visible to others.
July 1, 2019