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The Wealth of Networks by Yochai Benkler
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Sep 15, 2008


Benkler breaks down motivation into three separate reward types: monetary rewards, instrinsic-hedonistic rewards, and social-psychological rewards. In some cases a monetary reward could be inversely related to social-psychological satisfaction. For example (Benkler’s example), a friend who invites you to dinner might be offended if you tried to pay him/her. Realizing these differing motivations, a prospective project might focus its efforts on setting up non-monetary benefits. Interesting read...
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