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Carrots or sticks? A social custom viewpoint on worker effort

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  • Chang, Juin-jen
  • Lai, Ching-chong

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Journal of Political Economy.

Volume (Year): 15 (1999)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 297-310

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Handle: RePEc:eee:poleco:v:15:y:1999:i:2:p:297-310

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Cited by:
  1. José Antonio Alfaro & Josep Tribó, 2003. "Monitoring, Operational Manager Efforts and Inventory Policy," Faculty Working Papers 11/03, School of Economics and Business Administration, University of Navarra.
  2. Garcia-Prado, Ariadna, 2005. "Sweetening the carrot : motivating public physicians for better performance," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3772, The World Bank.
  3. Bruno S. Frey & Reto Jegen, . "Motivation Crowding Theory: A Survey Of Empirical Evidence, Revised Version," IEW - Working Papers 049, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich.

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