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Mehraufgaben-Prinzipal-Agenten-Analyse: Effiziente Arbeitsverträge für abwechslungsbegrüßende Arbeitnehmer

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Für die Prinzipal-Agenten-Theorie ist es ein weitgehend ungelöstes Rätsel, warum reale Arbeitsverträge sehr geringe monetäre Leistungsanreize spezifizieren. In dieser Arbeit wird auf der Grundlage des Prinzipal-Agenten-Ansatzes ein Modell entwickelt, dass sowohl Fixlohnverträge als auch Anreizverträge erklären kann, die eine geringe Leistungsabhängigkeit beinhalten. Hierzu wird auf das grundlegende Mehraufgaben-Modell von Holmström und Milgrom (1991) zurückgegriffen und vereinfacht dargestellt. Zudem wird es durch die Überlegung erweitert, dass Arbeitnehmer eine Präferenz für abwechslungsreiche Tätigkeiten besitzen. Es werden Schlüsse in Bezug auf eine effiziente Vertragsgestaltung, die beobachtbare Vertragsvielfalt sowie die Arbeitsplatzgestaltung gezogen.

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  • Neunzig, Alexander R., 2002. "Mehraufgaben-Prinzipal-Agenten-Analyse: Effiziente Arbeitsverträge für abwechslungsbegrüßende Arbeitnehmer," CSLE Discussion Paper Series 2002-04, Saarland University, CSLE - Center for the Study of Law and Economics.
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    Keywords

    Principal-agent-theory; personnel economics; contract theory; intrinsic motivation; job satisfaction; economic psychology; multi-task analysis;

    JEL classification:

    • D21 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Firm Behavior: Theory
    • 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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