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The Effects of Performance Measurement and Compensation on Motivation: An Empirical Study


  • Marco Herpen
  • Mirjam Praag
  • Kees Cools



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  • Marco Herpen & Mirjam Praag & Kees Cools, 2005. "The Effects of Performance Measurement and Compensation on Motivation: An Empirical Study," De Economist, Springer, vol. 153(3), pages 303-329, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:decono:v:153:y:2005:i:3:p:303-329 DOI: 10.1007/s10645-005-1990-z

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    1. Dohmen, Thomas J, 2003. "A theory of Careers in Hierarchical Internal Labor Markets," Royal Economic Society Annual Conference 2003 64, Royal Economic Society.
    2. Marco Van Herpen & Kees Cools & Mirjam Van Praag, 2006. "Wage Structure and the Incentive Effects of Promotions," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 59(3), pages 441-459, August.
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    3. Rose, Timothy & Manley, Karen, 2011. "Motivation toward financial incentive goals on construction projects," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 64(7), pages 765-773, July.
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    6. 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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    compensation; extrinsic motivation; intrinsic motivation; promotions; performance measurement; J41; J33;

    JEL classification:

    • J41 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Labor Contracts
    • J33 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Compensation Packages; Payment Methods


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