Rewarding carrots and crippling sticks: Eliciting employee preferences for the optimal incentive design

► A ‘menu’ of conditions elicits optimal worker response to specific incentives. ► The primary determinant of employee effort is job discretion. ► Monetary rewards and ‘gift exchanges’ are the most effective motivators. ► Monitoring and Taylor-type assembly lines appear to be unproductive. ► The opt...

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Volume: 33
Main Author: Pouliakas, Konstantinos
Theodossiou, Ioannis
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.12.2012
ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
Elsevier
published in: Journal of economic psychology Vol. 33; no. 6; pp. 1247 - 1265
Data of publication: December 2012
ISSN: 0167-4870
1872-7719
EISSN: 1872-7719
Discipline: Economics
Psychology
Business
Subjects:
C14
J33
M52
M54
JOB
Online Access: available in Bonn?
CODEN: JEPSDN
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
Web of Science - Social Sciences Citation Index - 2012
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