Finding the diamond in the rough: Exploring communication and platform in crowdsourcing performance

  title={Finding the diamond in the rough: Exploring communication and platform in crowdsourcing performance},
  author={Kristen Guth and Daren C. Brabham},
  journal={Communication Monographs},
  pages={510 - 533}
ABSTRACT Ideas that rise to the top in crowdsourcing platforms are assumed to succeed because they are perceived to be the best ideas, but questions about the factors that influence the outperformance of one solution over another remain underexplored. The Peer Vetted Ideas model is proposed as an explanation of elements that affect performance in crowdsourcing for creative ideation solutions. Using content analysis and hierarchical multiple regression, the study examined the relationship… Expand
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