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Do incentive systems spur work motivations of inventors in high-tech firms

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  • Nathalie Lazaric

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    (GREDEG - Groupe de Recherche en Droit, Economie et Gestion - CNRS : UMR7321 - Université Nice Sophia Antipolis (UNS))

  • Alain Raybaut

    (GREDEG - Groupe de Recherche en Droit, Economie et Gestion - Université Nice Sophia Antipolis (UNS) - CNRS : UMR6227)

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In this article, we explore the potential tensions between the incentive systems of group of inventors and knowledge diversity in a high tech firm.

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Date of creation: 2014
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Publication status: Published, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 2014, 24, 135-157
Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:halshs-00930186

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Keywords: Work motivation; groups of inventors; knowledge diversity; Knowledge creation;

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