Is It Time For A Peer-Reviewed Bonus System?

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Incentive compensation systems often seem just as likely to disappoint employees as to motivate them. While both companies may have opened up the door to such systems becoming a popularity contest, the idea of distributing bonus power to all employees is a innovative idea for counter-acting our tendency to assess our work and compare it with others. Leadership bonus burkus Coffee & Power compensation equity HCL human resources incentives performance management

Simple Digital Technologies Can Reduce Health Care Costs

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Innovating for Value in Health Care. Digital therapeutics are being increasingly validated in clinical trials published in peer-reviewed medical journals and are available or are being developed for most chronic diseases. Look for providers that can back up their claims with support from unbiased national medical organizations and studies published in peer-reviewed scientific journals.

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Morning Advantage: An Ivory Tower. or a Gilded Cage?

Harvard Business Review

In turn, there’s less incentive to perform cross-disciplinary research, which, traditionally, has served as a catalyst for innovation. Most resources go to ideas and techniques (and researchers) that have proven profitable in the past, while it’s harder and harder to get ideas outside the mainstream either accepted by peer review, supported by the university, or funded by granting agencies.". Of course, the private sector is fraught with innovation problems too.

Why the Future of Social Science Is with Private Companies

Harvard Business Review

The Reproducibility Project found it could substantively replicate the results of fewer than 40% of 100 high-profile experiments published in peer-reviewed journals. Tomorrow’s most important discoveries into why people do what they do will most likely come from business innovation than university research. The incentives are such that research academics might be tempted to overstate outcomes in ways post-industrial researchers are not.

The Risks of Health Insurance Company Mergers

Harvard Business Review

Before addressing that question directly, let’s start with some basic premises: Consumers need an ample choice of innovative, well-priced insurance products. A collaboration of the editors of Harvard Business Review and the New England Journal of Medicine , exploring cutting-edge ways to improve quality and reduce waste. And we’ll have an incentive to pursue those approaches because we’ll reap enough of the rewards.”

Make Your Knowledge Workers More Productive

Harvard Business Review

So large-scale re-engineering programs, productivity drives, and changes to the incentive system are unlikely to work: they can easily be resisted, ignored or gamed. Marissa Mayer, Yahoo''s CEO, ended the company''s work-from-home policy to foster a more collaborative, innovative environment. The analyst would then review each law and group them by similar characteristic. With scarcely any help from management, knowledge workers can increase their productivity by 20%.