Fear pervades the workplace as the culture relies on it for stimulation - Energy Stew Interview with Joan Kingsley - 08.14.15
Fear is such an easy tool to use. Just scare people enough to motivate them and they'll become slaves to save themselves.
That might be true but it doesn't mean they'll do more than just try to hold onto their jobs. Morale will take a beating and all kinds of business problems will result.
Neuroscience has identified the behaviors that best kindle success. Tune into this show with one of the authors of "The Fear-Free Organization", Joan Kingsley, to find out how business environments can be transformed.