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dc.contributor.authorAuriol, Emmanuelleen_US
dc.contributor.authorBrilon, Stefanieen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-09-13T15:07:56Z-
dc.date.available2010-09-13T15:07:56Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/40001-
dc.description.abstractIntrinsic motivation of workers may arise from different individual motives. While some workers care about the mission of an organization and derive an intrinsic benefit from advancing this mission ("good" workers), others derive pleasure from some form of destructive or anti-social behavior ("bad" workers). We show that mission-oriented organizations can take advantage of the intrinsic motivation of good workers. Compared to profit-oriented organizations, lower bonus payments and lower monitoring are necessary in order to achieve a high output. However, as soon as there are bad workers, mission-oriented organizations may become more vulnerable to their anti-social behavior than profit-oriented organizations. We analyze the optimal wage contracts and monitoring levels for both types of organization and discuss appropriate measures of ex ante candidate screening to overcome the problems caused by bad workers.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aVerein für Socialpolitik, Ausschuss für Entwicklungsländer |cGöttingenen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aProceedings of the German Development Economics Conference, Hannover 2010 |x40en_US
dc.subject.jelD21en_US
dc.subject.jelD23en_US
dc.subject.jelL31en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordmotivated agentsen_US
dc.subject.keywordnon-profiten_US
dc.subject.keywordsabotageen_US
dc.subject.keywordcandidate selectionen_US
dc.titleThe Good, the Bad, and the Ordinary: Anti-Social Behavior in Profit and Non-Profit Organizationsen_US
dc.typeConference Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn654351325-
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:gdec10:40-

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