Performance pay, sorting and social motivation

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Eriksson , Tor; Villeval , Marie Claire;
(2008)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: volume 68,pages412-421issn: 0167-2681
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jebo.2007.10.003
  • Subject: Human Resources Management | Wirtschaft | Social Sciences & Humanities | [ SHS.ECO ] Humanities and Social Sciences/Economies and finances | incentives | Economics | experiment | social motivation | sorting | performance pay | Performance-pay | experiment,social motivation,sorting,performance pay,incentives | Personalwesen
    • ddc: ddc:330
    acm: ComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSION

International audience; Variable pay links pay and performance but may also help firms in attracting more productive employees. Our experiment investigates the impact of performance pay on both incentives and sorting and analyzes the influence of repeated interactions b... View more
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