Strings Attached : Untangling the Ethics of Incentives
By: Grant, Ruth W.
Contributor(s): Grant, Ruth W. W.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2012Description: 1 online resource (144 p.).ISBN: 9781400839742.Subject(s): Incentive (Psychology) | Motivation (Psychology) | Political ethics | Political psychologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Strings Attached : Untangling the Ethics of IncentivesDDC classification: 170 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- ONE: WHY WORRY ABOUT INCENTIVES? -- TWO: INCENTIVES THEN AND NOW: The Clock and the Engineer -- THREE: ""INCENTIVES TALK"": What are Incentives Anyway? -- FOUR: ETHICAL AND NOT SO ETHICAL INCENTIVES -- FIVE: APPLYING STANDARDS, MAKING JUDGMENTS -- SIX: GETTING DOWN TO CASES -- Plea Bargaining -- Recruiting Medical Research Subjects -- IMF Loan Conditions -- Motivating Children to Learn -- SEVEN: BEYOND VOLUNTARINESS -- EIGHT: A DIFFERENT KIND OF CONVERSATION -- Notes -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J
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Incentives can be found everywhere--in schools, businesses, factories, and government--influencing people's choices about almost everything, from financial decisions and tobacco use to exercise and child rearing. So long as people have a choice, incentives seem innocuous. But Strings Attached demonstrates that when incentives are viewed as a kind of power rather than as a form of exchange, many ethical questions arise: How do incentives affect character and institutional culture? Can incentives be manipulative or exploitative, even if people are free to refuse them? What are the responsibiliti
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