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dc.contributor.authorKräkel, Matthiasen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T16:14:50Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T16:14:50Z-
dc.date.issued2004en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/20536-
dc.description.abstractWe introduce a concept of emotions that emerge when workers compare their ownperformance with a given standard or with the performances of co-workers. Assumingheterogeneity among the workers the interplay of emotions and incentives is analyzed byfocusing on three incentive schemes that are frequently used in practice: tournaments,bonuses and piece rates. We identify certain conditions under which emotions lead toadditional incentives and under which the employer benefits from emotional workers.Furthermore, the concept of emotions is used to explain puzzling results from laboratory andfield experiments. Finally, the results provide some insights on an employer's possiblepreferences in favor of heterogeneous instead of homogeneous work groups.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIZA Discussion paper series |x1270en_US
dc.subject.jelJ3en_US
dc.subject.jelM5en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordbonusesen_US
dc.subject.keywordemotionsen_US
dc.subject.keywordincentivesen_US
dc.subject.keywordpiece ratesen_US
dc.subject.keywordtournamentsen_US
dc.subject.stwLeistungsanreizen_US
dc.subject.stwEmotionen_US
dc.subject.stwLeistungsorientierte Vergütungen_US
dc.subject.stwExperimenten_US
dc.titleEmotions and Incentivesen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn396323049en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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