Were you stuck working with This person who doesn’t pull his weight during a group project, but benefits from the effort other members contribute? Then you were dealing with the ‘free-rider’. This problem refers to the idea that people will not be motivated to participate in a social movement that will use up their personal resources like time or money if they can still receive the benefits without participating.
So what is this problem looks like and how can you motivate those ‘free riders’ ?
Well, motivating a free rider may not be as difficult a task as it seems.