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Intrinsic and extrinsic motivations in primary care: An explanatory study among French general practitioners

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  • Sicsic, Jonathan
  • Le Vaillant, Marc
  • Franc, Carine

Like many other OECD nations, France has implemented a pay-for-performance (P4P) model in primary care. However, the benefits have been debated, particularly regarding the possibly undesirable effects of extrinsic motivation (EM) on intrinsic motivation (IM).

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Health Policy.

Volume (Year): 108 (2012)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Pages: 140-148

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Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:108:y:2012:i:2:p:140-148
DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2012.08.020
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