Interactions Between Social Norms and Incentive Mechanisms in Organizations

  title={Interactions Between Social Norms and Incentive Mechanisms in Organizations},
  author={Ravshanbek Khodzhimatov and Stephan Leitner and Friederike Wall},
We focus on how individual behavior that complies with social norms interferes with performance-based incentive mechanisms in organizations with multiple distributed decision-making agents. We model social norms to emerge from interactions between agents: agents observe other the agents’ actions and, from these observations, induce what kind of behavior is socially acceptable. By complying with the induced socially accepted behavior, agents experience utility. Also, agents get utility from a… 

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