"analysed 64,000 specific events at work" over 15 years, "doesn´t sound very exotic, but most managers don´t realize it, or don´t do it"
Teresa Amabile (born in 1949 or 1950) is the Edsel Bryant Ford Professor of Business Administration in the Entrepreneurial Management Unit at Harvard Business School.
If you are a manager, the progress principle holds clear implications for where to focus your efforts. It suggests that you have more influence than you may realize over employees’ well-being, motivation, and creative output. Knowing what serves to catalyze and nourish progress—and what does the opposite—turns out to be the key to effectively managing people and their work.
Financial Times : Tiny bursts of joy pave the way to BHAG, September 12, 2011