Article critiqued in this episode:
Why Do I Need A Mission?
Cabrera Research Lab Blog
August 26, 2020
In this episode:
We explore the roots of having a “mission” in business and how it’s related to an extrinsic motivation. Our second opinion focuses on the alternative of intrinsic motivation as a nested and interconnected feature of organizations, whether families or businesses.
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