David Rock, Ph.D., coined the acronym SCARF which stands for status, certainty, autonomy, relatedness and fairness. These are the five domains that influence us emotionally, much of the time as a threat. Leaders can mitigate the impact of SCARF threats by creating some SCARF rewards.

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Nora T. Akins of Strategic Management provides management training and refines human resource systems to make the world kinder, one workplace at a time. Reach Nora at 219-873-1735 or nora@manage

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