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Backed by research on employee engagement & more

Discover the research that inspired Greatify

As platform that increases employee motivation, performance and engagement, Greatify was not built solely on a hunch, pre-conceived notions or unproven “trends.” No siree! Greatify is actually the fruit of decades of research in workplace performance, leadership, team dynamics, human resources, and human psychology and behavior.

Here are just some of the works that influenced us to design Greatify the way we did. If you want to take your team management up a notch, digging into any one of these reads is sure to fan your HR flame.

  • Algoe, S. et al. (2008). Beyond Reciprocity : Gratitude and Relationship in Everyday Life. Emotion, 8(3), 425-429
  • Amabile, T. et Kramer, S. (2011). The Power of Small Wins. Harvard Business Review, Mai 2011.
  • Amabile, T. et Kramer, S. (2011). The Progress Principle. Harvard Business Review Press, Boston, MA.
  • Chung, D.J. (2015). How to Really Motivate Salespeople. Harvard Business Review, Avril 2015.
  • Conley, C. (2007). Peak: How Great Companies Get Their Mojo from Maslow. Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA.
  • Dunn, E. et Norton, M. (2014). Happy Money. Simon & Schuster, New York, NY.
  • Gallup (2012). The Relationship Between Engagement at Work and Organizational Outcomes.
  • Garr, S. (2012). The State of Employee Recognition in 2012. Bersin & Associates.
  • Globoforce (2012). Revealing Key Practices for Effective Recognition. Workforce MOODTracker Fall 2012 Report.
  • Globoforce (2014). The Effect of Work Relationships on Organizational Culture and Commitment. Workforce MOODTracker Fall 2014 Report.
  • Interact (2015). The Top Complaints from Employees About Their Leaders.
  • Morewedge C. K. et al. (2007) Mispredicting the Hedonic Benefits of Segregated Gains. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 136, 700-709.
  • Mosley, E. et Irvine, D. (2014). The Power of Thanks. McGraw Hill, New York, NY.
  • Nicolao, L. et al. (2009). Happiness for sale: Do experiential purchases make consumer happier than material purchases? Journal of Consumer Research, 36(2), 188-198.
  • Pink, D. (2011). Drive. Riverhead Books, New York, NY.
  • Richter, M. (2001). Motivation System in Performance Intervention Maps. American Society for Training & Development.
  • Richter, M. (2000) How to Create a Leadership Vision Driven by Intrinsic Motivation. Thiagi Pratical Guides, 341-351.
  • Rock, D. (2008). SCARF: a brain-based model for collaborating with and influencing others. NeuroLeadership Journal.
  • Schultz, W. (1999). The Reward Signal of Midbrain Dopamine Neurons. News in Physiological Sciences, 14(6), 249-255.
  • Steenburg, T. et Ahearne, M. (2012). Motivating Salespeople What Really Works. Harvard Business Review, June-July 2012.
  • Shepell-fgi Research Group (2008). Employee Health and Well Being: Trends in the Call Centre Sector.
  • Solomon, L. (2015). The Top Complaints from Employees About Their Leaders. Harvard Business Review,
Juin 2015.