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Public Service Motivation og økonomiske incitamenter: substitutter eller fortrængning?

Jacobsen, Christian Bøtcher;
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  • Published: 11 Apr 2011
  • Country: Denmark
Motivation is probably one of the most important determinants for organizational performance, because it stimulates effort and effective behaviors among people in the organization. But what type of motivation should public managers rely on? The PSM literature has argued that public service motivation is the most important type of motivation in the delivery of public service, because it substitutes for egoistic motivation. Organizations whose members have high levels of PSM are therefore expected to be less dependent on utilitarian motivators such as monetary incentives. Motivation crowding theory, on the other hand, argues that the relationship is opposite, so i...
free text keywords: public service motivation, Monetary incentives, Motivation crowding
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Conference object . 2011
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