Republic of Gamification
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Republic of Gamification
Resource center for gamification trends and practices
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What’s the Value of a Big Bonus?

What’s the Value of a Big Bonus? | Republic of Gamification | Scoop.it
If our tests mimic the real world, then higher bonuses may not only cost employers more but also discourage executives from working to the best of their ability.
Hubert Cosico's insight:

"Social pressure has the same effect that money has. It motivates people, especially when the tasks at hand require only effort and no skill. But it can provide stress, too, and at some point that stress overwhelms the motivating influence." 

I'm pleasantly surprised how the concept of intrinsic motivation, related to gamification, can actually have some political implications that can help address the current financial crisis. 

 

This has been your prime minister of fun and mischief. Let the games begin! Come join me spread the fun, follow me on Twitter @hubiesocial. I'd love to hear from you.

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Why pay for performance undermines motivation and Why process based indicators may be incompatible with quality improvement

Why pay for performance undermines motivation and Why process based indicators may be incompatible with quality improvement | Republic of Gamification | Scoop.it
Hubert Cosico's insight:

Key insights: "Performance based pay may increase output for straightforward manual tasks. However, a growing body of evidence from behavioral economics and social psychology indicates that rewards can undermine motivation and worsen performance on complew cognitive tasks, especially when motivation is high to begin with."

 

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