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Are you innovating? We won’t be paying you today!

A solid body of evidence, from both controlled laboratory experiments and field studies, shows that compensation based on the pay-for-performance (P-f-P) principle—when individuals receive a fixed percentage of the profits resulted from their activities–is effective in inducing higher levels of effort and productivity. 590 more words

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#ObserveMe: Improving Our Practice as Professionals

“The best teacher learning comes from seeing each other in practice.” –Lainie Rowell

What if…

What if a school dedicated a year to focus on the strengths and ideas of each other? 789 more words

Improving outcomes with Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Over the past few years colleges have faced an increasing number of complaints from the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) requiring their web content be made accessible to people with disabilities. 426 more words

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Innovation and VC investors

Academic research provides abundant empirical evidence suggesting that corporate and socio-economic policies tolerating failure, both at individual and firm levels, foster innovation. For example, labor laws limiting firms’ ability to discharge employees at will… 556 more words

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Innovation and bankruptcy

Recently, I described academic studies suggesting that corporate innovation is fostered by labor laws that limit firms’ ability to discharge employees at will. These studies provide support to the idea that the best way to encourage risk-taking and experimentation is not to “celebrate failures,” but to remove the proverbial  334 more words

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The dose is everything: how much labor protection is good for innovation

theoretical concept proposed by Gustavo Manso in 2011 (I wrote about it here) postulates that the optimal combination of incentives that motivate employees to innovate must include tolerance for failure in the short term and reward for success in the long term. 396 more words

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The “labor law” of innovation

One might assume that pro-worker labor laws, due to their association with lower levels of investment, productivity and output, would have a negative effect on innovation. 702 more words

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