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Agency theory, performance evaluation, and the hypothetical construct of intrinsic motivation

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  • Kunz, Alexis H.
  • Pfaff, Dieter
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Accounting, Organizations and Society.

    Volume (Year): 27 (2002)
    Issue (Month): 3 (April)
    Pages: 275-295

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:aosoci:v:27:y:2002:i:3:p:275-295

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    1. Bengtsson, Niklas & Engström, Per, 2011. "Control and Efficiency in the Nonprofit Sector: Evidence from a Randomized Policy Experiment," Working Paper Series, Center for Labor Studies 2011:6, Uppsala University, Department of Economics.
    2. Peecher, Mark E. & Solomon, Ira & Trotman, Ken T., 2013. "An accountability framework for financial statement auditors and related research questions," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 38(8), pages 596-620.
    3. Niklas Bengtsson & Per Engstrom, 2011. "Control and efficiency in the nonprofit sector: Evidence from a randomized policy experiment," Natural Field Experiments 00316, The Field Experiments Website.
    4. Kirsten Bregn, 2013. "Detrimental Effects of Performance-Related Pay in the Public Sector? On the Need for a Broader Theoretical Perspective," Public Organization Review, Springer, vol. 13(1), pages 21-35, March.
    5. Sliwka, Dirk, 2006. "Trust as a Signal of a Social Norm and the Hidden Costs of Incentive Schemes," IZA Discussion Papers 2293, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    6. Adler, Paul S. & Chen, Clara Xiaoling, 2011. "Combining creativity and control: Understanding individual motivation in large-scale collaborative creativity," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 36(2), pages 63-85, February.
    7. Marco van Herpen & C. Mirjam van Praag & Kees Cools, 2003. "The Effects of Performance Measurement and Compensation on Motivation," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 03-048/3, Tinbergen Institute.
    8. Carolyn Stringer & Jeni Didham & Paul Theivananthampillai, 2011. "Motivation, pay satisfaction, and job satisfaction of front-line employees," Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 8(2), pages 161-179, June.

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