"The problem with relying on rules and incentives is that they demoralize professional activity [...] in two senses: First, they demoralize the people who are engaged in the activity [...]. Second, they demoralize the activity itself. The very practice is demoralized and the practitioners are demoralized."I also have a related post on rules and thoughtlessness, which was also inspired by a talk by Barry Schwartz at TED.
Thursday, January 06, 2011
There is no substitute for wisdom
Let's start the year on the right foot with this inspiring TED talk by Barry Schwartz: