TITLE

RESEARCH NOTES. EFFECTS OF EXTRINSIC REWARD ON INTRINSIC MOTIVATION: A FIELD EXPERIMENT

AUTHOR(S)
Jordan, Paul C.
PUB. DATE
June 1986
SOURCE
Academy of Management Journal;Jun86, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p405
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article the author attempts to add to the research on the relationship between intrinsic employee motivation and the expectation of a reward based upon performance. The author asserts that this study has a better research design due to the fact that it was conducted in the field and not in a laboratory. The author explains some of the design features on the study, noting that in the study performance-contingent rewards were compared to rewards that were not contingent-based, performance-contingent rewards were offered in combination with regular pay, a field setting was used and intrinsic motivation was measured with a scale established construct validity. The study also examined the possible links between satisfaction with pay and the existence of contingent-rewards.
ACCESSION #
4394924

 

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