Organization Design, Proximity, and Productivity Responses to Upward Social Comparison
Organization Science, Volume 28, Issue 1, 2017, Pages 1-18.
We investigate the mechanisms that shape social comparison in organizations and generate social comparison costs. In particular, we focus on heterogeneity in the strength and type of incentives and argue that, from an efficient design perspective, such variance in rewards is a double-edged sword. While the sorting and incentive effects th...More
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