Dan Bartels

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Humor is ubiquitous and often beneficial, but its antecedents have been debated for millennia. We examine two factors that jointly influence perceptions of humor: the degree to which a stimulus is a violation (tragedy vs. mishap) and one’s perceived distance from the stimulus (far vs. close). Five studies then show that tragedies (which feature severe(More)
This article describes a four-step process designed by a midwest teaching hospital to identify priorities for the appointment and use of clinical nurse specialists. In an era of cost containment where the outcomes and effectiveness of staff positions are continually questioned, such a process enhances the objectivity and quality of administrative decision(More)
Manef Abderrabba Abha Agnihotri Andrew Allan Jean-Michel Ane Emilia L. Apostolova Klaus Appenroth Birgit Arnholdt-Schmitt Ricardo Aroca Isabel Arrillaga Folkard Asch Bayram Atasagun Keiichi Baba Shashi Babbar Frantisek Baluska Balazs Barna D. Bartels Carlos Bartoli Brigitta Basa Chris Beadle Ludger Beerhues Andres Belver Oliver Berkowitz Cincia Bertea(More)
and seminar participants at the University of Chicago for their helpful comments and feedback on previous versions of this paper. Seed grant from the University of Chicago BIG Ideas is gratefully acknowledged. ABSTRACT Although incentives can be a powerful motivator of behavior, research on intrinsic motivation has suggested that rewards can crowd-out task(More)
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