publication . Article . 2017

Does Congruence Between Incentive System and Locus of Control Affect Team Performance

Siti Mutmainah; Slamet Sugiri;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: SHS Web of Conferences, volume 34, page 8,003 (eissn: 2261-2424, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: EDP Sciences
Abstract
Teamwork is an essential element in most organizations; however, little is known about the best fit among incentive system, team composition, and team performance. This study examines whether the congruence between incentive system and locus of control (LoC) affects team performance. To reconcile opposite lines of arguments regarding the best incentive system for a team, this paper uses the social identity perspective and person-environment fit theory to understand behavior in a group process. One hundred and five postgraduate students were assigned to three-person work groups, where they completed an independent task under one of two types of incentive—individu...
Subjects
free text keywords: Social Sciences, H, Congruence (geometry), Team composition, Incentive, Working group, Locus of control, Teamwork, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Social psychology, Social identity theory, Group process, Psychology
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