A Field Experiment in Motivating Employee Ideas

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Gibbs, Michael; Neckermann, Susanne; Siemroth, Christoph;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Tinbergen Institute Amsterdam and Rotterdam
  • Subject: innovation | 330 Wirtschaft | field experiment | M52 | J24 | intrinsic motivation, creativity, innovation, incentives | O32 | incentives | intrinsic motivation | innovation, rewards, creativity, field experiment | C93 | creativity | rewards
    • jel: jel:C93 | jel:J24 | jel:M52 | jel:O32
      ddc: ddc:330
    acm: ComputingMilieux_MISCELLANEOUS

markdownabstract__Abstract__ We study the effects of a field experiment designed to motivate employee ideas, at a large technology company. Employees were encouraged to submit ideas on process and product improvements via an online system. In the experiment, the company... View more
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