Dirk Sliwka

University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management

Koln, 50923

Germany

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

45

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Scholarly Papers (45)

1.

The Impact of Wage Increases on Job Satisfaction - Empirical Evidence and Theoretical Implications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 387
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Nov 2001
Christian Grund and Dirk Sliwka
RWTH Aachen University - School of Economics and Business Administration and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 2,208 (6,037)

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Job Satisfaction, Wage Increases, Habit Formation, Age-earnings Profiles

On the Use of Nonfinancial Performance Measures in Management Compensation

GEABA Discussion Paper No. 01-17
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 May 2002
Dirk Sliwka
University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 1,247 (15,126)

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On the Use of Nonfinancial Performance Measures in Management Compensation

Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Forthcoming
Posted: 03 Feb 2002
Dirk Sliwka
University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management

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Trust as a Signal of a Social Norm and the Hidden Costs of Incentive Schemes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2293
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Sep 2006
Dirk Sliwka
University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 946 (23,295)
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social preferences, incentives, intrinsic motivation, motivation crowding-out

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Incentives, Decision Frames, and Motivation Crowding Out - an Experimental Investigation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1758
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Oct 2005
Bernd Irlenbusch and Dirk Sliwka
London School of Economics & Political Science - Department of Management and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 868 (26,387)

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incentives, crowding-out, reciprocity, reputation, experiment

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On the Hidden Costs of Incentive Schemes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 844
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Aug 2003
Dirk Sliwka
University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 653 (38,923)

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incentives, intrinsic motivation, motivation

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Envy and Compassion in Tournaments

IZA Discussion Paper No. 647
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Dec 2002
Christian Grund and Dirk Sliwka
RWTH Aachen University - School of Economics and Business Administration and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 477 (58,468)
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Tournaments, Promotions, Inequity Aversion

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Individual and Job-Based Determinants of Performance Appraisal: Evidence from Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3017
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Sep 2007
Christian Grund and Dirk Sliwka
RWTH Aachen University - School of Economics and Business Administration and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 473 (59,073)

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performance appraisal, performance evaluation, GSOEP

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Management Incentives, Signaling Effects and the Costs of Vertical Integration

IZA Discussion Paper No. 856
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Sep 2003
Dirk Sliwka
University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 351 (84,199)

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vertical integration, incentives, outsourcing, signaling

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Performance Pay and Risk Aversion

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2012
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Mar 2006
Dirk Sliwka and Christian Grund
University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management and RWTH Aachen University - School of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 287 (105,198)

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risk, incentives, agency theory, risk aversion, performance appraisal, pay for

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Bonus Payments and Reference Point Violations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4795
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Axel Ockenfels, Dirk Sliwka and Peter Werner
University of Cologne - Department of Economics, University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management and Maastricht University - Department of Economics
Downloads 262 (115,793)
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reference points, incentives, bonus payments, job satisfaction, job performance

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Transparency and Reciprocal Behavior in Employment Relations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 887
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Oct 2003
Bernd Irlenbusch and Dirk Sliwka
London School of Economics & Political Science - Department of Management and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 226 (134,469)

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transparency, reciprocity, reputation, gift exchange, inequity aversion

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Performance Appraisals and the Impact of Forced Distribution: An Experimental Investigation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5020
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Jul 2010
University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management, University of Cologne and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 211 (143,575)
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performance measurement, forced distribution, motivation, experiment

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Managerial Incentives and Favoritism in Promotion Decisions: Theory and Field Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5543
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Mar 2011
Johannes Berger, Claus Herbertz and Dirk Sliwka
University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management, University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 208 (145,561)

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incentives, favoritism, nepotism, tournaments

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Career Concerns in a Simple Experimental Labour Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 855
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Sep 2003
Bernd Irlenbusch and Dirk Sliwka
London School of Economics & Political Science - Department of Management and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 198 (152,394)

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incentives, labour market, reputation, reciprocity, career concerns

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Reference Dependent Preferences and the Impact of Wage Increases on Job Satisfaction: Theory and Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1879
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Dec 2005
Christian Grund and Dirk Sliwka
RWTH Aachen University - School of Economics and Business Administration and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 194 (155,392)

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job satisfaction, wage increases, wage profiles, reference dependent utility, habit formation, loss aversion

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Incentives and Cooperation in Firms: Field Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5618
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Apr 2011
Johannes Berger, Claus Herbertz and Dirk Sliwka
University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management, University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
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incentives, cooperation, teams, helping effort

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Differentiation and Performance: An Empirical Investigation on the Incentive Effects of Bonus Plans

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6070
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Nov 2011
Patrick Kampkötter and Dirk Sliwka
University of Tuebingen - Department of Managerial Accounting and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 176 (169,673)

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bonus payments, differentiation, subjective performance evaluation, incentives

18.

Risk Taking in Asymmetric Tournaments

GEABA Working Paper No. 02-08
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 May 2002
Matthias Kräkel and Dirk Sliwka
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 173 (172,244)
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effort effect, likelihood effect, risk taking, tournament

The Impact of Managerial Change on Performance: The Role of Team Heterogeneity

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3950
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Oct 2012
Bielefeld University, University of Hamburg and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
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managerial succession, teams, heterogeneity, tournaments

The Impact of Managerial Change on Performance: The Role of Team Heterogeneity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6884
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Oct 2012
Bielefeld University, University of Hamburg and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
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managerial succession, teams, heterogeneity, tournaments

On the Notion of Responsibility in Organizations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1423
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Dec 2004
Dirk Sliwka
University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 160 (184,422)

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responsibility, career concern, reputation, delegation, incentives

On the Notion of Responsibility in Organizations

Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, Vol. 22, No. 2, Fall 2006
Posted: 23 Feb 2006
Dirk Sliwka
University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management

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responsibility, career concerns, reputation, delegation, incentives

On the Notion of Responsibility in Organizations

The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 523-547, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Dirk Sliwka
University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management

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Should You Allow Your Agent to Become Your Competitor? On Non-Compete Agreements in Employment Contracts

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2054
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Apr 2006
Matthias Kräkel and Dirk Sliwka
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 156 (188,192)

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fine, incentives, incomplete contracts, non-compete agreements, option contract

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Disguising Lies - Image Concerns and Partial Lying in Cheating Games

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6347
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Jul 2019
Kiryl Khalmetski and Dirk Sliwka
University of Cologne and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 139 (208,046)

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cost of lying, image concerns, cheating game, truth-telling, deception

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Transparency, Inequity Aversion, and the Dynamics of Peer Pressure in Teams: Theory and Evidence

IZA Working Paper No. 3281
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 May 2008
Alwine Mohnen, Kathrin Manthei and Dirk Sliwka
TUM School of Management, University of Cologne and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 124 (226,268)
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inequity aversion, incentives, free-riding, peer pressure, transparency, team, real effort, experiment

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Inequality, Inequity Aversion, and the Provision of Public Goods

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5514
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Feb 2011
Felix Kölle, Dirk Sliwka and Nannan Zhou
University of Cologne - Department of Economics, University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 115 (239,237)

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public goods, inequality, inequity aversion, social welfare, voluntary provision, income distribution, heterogeneity

25.

The Contribution of Managers to Organizational Success: Evidence from German Soccer

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8560
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Oct 2014
Bielefeld University, University of Hamburg and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 106 (253,452)

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managerial skills, human capital, empirical, fixed effects, professional sports

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Strategic Delegation and Mergers in Oligopolistic Contests

GEABA - Discussion Paper No. 02-06
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 May 2002
Matthias Kräkel and Dirk Sliwka
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 101 (262,005)
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Risk-Taking Tournaments: Theory and Experimental Evidence

IZA Working Paper No. 3400
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 May 2008
Petra Nieken and Dirk Sliwka
Chair of Human Resource Management and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 90 (282,311)
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tournaments, competition, risk-taking, experiment

On Synergies and Vertical Integration

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 Nov 2007
Patrick W. Schmitz and Dirk Sliwka
University of Cologne and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 83 (299,602)

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On Synergies and Vertical Integration

International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 19, No. 8, Pp. 1281-1295, 2001
Posted: 06 Sep 2001
Patrick W. Schmitz and Dirk Sliwka
University of Cologne and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management

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Vertical integration, incomplete contracts, relationship specificity, core competence, synergies

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Measuring the Use of Human Resources Practices and Employee Attitudes: The Linked Personnel Panel

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 15-074
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Nov 2015
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, University of Tuebingen - Department of Managerial Accounting, ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management and Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
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HR practices; matched employer-employee data; Linked Personnel Panel; employee attitudes

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Social Ties and Subjective Performance Evaluations: An Empirical Investigation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4913
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 May 2010
Kathrin Breuer, Petra Nieken and Dirk Sliwka
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Chair of Human Resource Management and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 61 (352,016)

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subjective performance evaluation, bias, social ties, team size, favoritism

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Can Contracts Signal Social Norms? Experimental Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7477
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Jul 2013
Anasatsia Danilov and Dirk Sliwka
University of Cologne and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 55 (370,211)

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social norms, contracts, incentives, signaling, experiments

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Timing of Kindness - Evidence from a Field Experiment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4885
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Jul 2014
Axel Ockenfels, Dirk Sliwka and Peter Werner
University of Cologne - Department of Economics, University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management and Maastricht University - Department of Economics
Downloads 51 (383,028)

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gift exchange, positive reciprocity, field experiment, honesty

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Prosocial Managers, Employee Motivation, and the Creation of Shareholder Value

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11789
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Agne Kajackaite and Dirk Sliwka
WZB Berlin Social Science Center and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 45 (407,306)

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shareholder value, corporate social responsibility, incentives, motivation, experiment

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Universities as Stakeholders in Their Students' Careers: On the Benefits of Graduate Taxes to Finance Higher Education

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5330
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 Nov 2010
Tom McKenzie and Dirk Sliwka
University of Dundee - Department of Economic Studies and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 41 (418,470)

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higher education, graduate tax, tuition fees, risk aversion, incentives

35.

Norms and Guilt

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6999
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Jun 2018
University of Cologne, University of Cologne and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 40 (422,319)

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guilt aversion, social norms, conformity, dictator game

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How Do Agents React to Dynamic Wage Increases? An Experimental Study

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9855
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 Apr 2016
Dirk Sliwka and Peter Werner
University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management and Maastricht University - Department of Economics
Downloads 40 (422,319)

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wage, reciprocity, reference point

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Performance Pay and Prior Learning: Evidence from a Retail Chain

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11859
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Oct 2018
Kathrin Manthei, Dirk Sliwka and Timo Vogelsang
University of Cologne, University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management and University of Cologne - Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
Downloads 33 (451,201)

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performance pay, incentives, learning, experience, insider econometrics, field experiment, randomized control trial (RCT)

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Wage Premia for Newly Hired Employees: Theory and Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5538
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Mar 2011
Patrick Kampkötter and Dirk Sliwka
University of Tuebingen - Department of Managerial Accounting and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 32 (455,677)

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wages, job mobility, wage premia, human capital, new hires

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The Complementary Use of Experiments and Field Data to Evaluate Management Practices: The Case of Subjective Performance Evaluations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9285
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Patrick Kampkötter and Dirk Sliwka
University of Tuebingen - Department of Managerial Accounting and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 29 (469,893)

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subjective performance evaluation, performance appraisals, management practices, experiments, field data, LPP

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Multitasking and Subjective Performance Evaluations: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment in a Bank

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11581
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 02 Jul 2018
Kathrin Manthei and Dirk Sliwka
University of Cologne and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 14 (554,587)

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incentives, subjective performance evaluation, multitasking, field experiment, bank

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Talking About Performance or Paying for it? Evidence from a Field Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12446
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Jul 2019
Kathrin Manthei, Dirk Sliwka and Timo Vogelsang
Rheinische Fachhochschule Köln, University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management and University of Cologne - Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
Downloads 7 (598,403)

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performance pay, performance reviews, monitoring, feedback, field experiment, management practices

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Confidence in Knowledge or Confidence in the Ability to Learn: an Experiment on the Causal Effects of Beliefs on Motivation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11327
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Feb 2018
Mira Fischer and Dirk Sliwka
University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 3 (626,678)

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economic experiments, confidence, human capital investment, motivation

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Should You Allow Your Employee to Become Your Competitor? On Noncompete Agreements in Employment Contracts

International Economic Review, Vol. 50, Issue 1, pp. 117-141, February 2009
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Jan 2009
Matthias Kräkel and Dirk Sliwka
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
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The Impact of Managerial Change on Performance: The Role of Team Heterogeneity

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 54, Issue 2, pp. 1128-1149, 2016
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
University of Hamburg, Bielefeld University and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
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Management Changes, Reputation, and 'Big Bath'-Earnings Management

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 24, Issue 3, pp. 501-522, 2015
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Jul 2015
Petra Nieken and Dirk Sliwka
Chair of Human Resource Management and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
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earnings management, management turnover, reputational concerns, career concerns, image concerns