Ashley Whillans

Ashley Whillans investigates how intangible incentives affect employee motivation and well-being.

Why you should listen

Ashley Whillans is the Volpert Family Associate Professor at Harvard Business School. Her first book, Time Smart: How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life, was published in October 2020. She earned her BA, MA and PhD in Social Psychology from the University of British Columbia. Her dissertation research on time and happiness won the 2017 CAGS Distinguished Dissertation Award for being the best PhD thesis in Canada across the fine arts, humanities and social sciences.

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