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The Resource Strings attached : untangling the ethics of incentives, Ruth W. Grant

Strings attached : untangling the ethics of incentives, Ruth W. Grant

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Strings attached : untangling the ethics of incentives
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Strings attached
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untangling the ethics of incentives
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Ruth W. Grant
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Language
eng
Summary
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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non fiction
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  • bibliography
Strings attached : untangling the ethics of incentives, Ruth W. Grant
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Strings attached : untangling the ethics of incentives, Ruth W. Grant
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7snfr
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-187) and index
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online resource
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multicolored
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Contents
Why worry about incentives? -- Incentives then and now : the clock and the engineer -- "Incentives talk" : what are incentives anyway? -- Ethical and not so ethical incentives -- Applying standards, making judgments -- Getting down to cases : plea bargaining, recruiting medical research subjects, IMF loan conditions, motivating children to learn -- Beyond voluntariness -- A different kind of conversation
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1 online resource (xvi, 202 pages)
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9781400839742
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