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Information Sharing Under Mixed Cooperative And Competitive Reward Structures, Shahla Ghobadi Dr Dec 2011

Information Sharing Under Mixed Cooperative And Competitive Reward Structures, Shahla Ghobadi Dr

shahla ghobadi Dr

With regard to the increased application of team-based organizational structures, great attention has been devoted to research on work groups. A growing body of literature indicates the crucial role of cooperative or competitive reward structures in determining information sharing patterns, and in turn group performance. The real situations are, however, a mixture of cooperative and competitive- coopetitive- reward structures in different intensities and mix. This study aims to provide a better understanding of coopetitive structures and their impact on group interactions. More specifically, this study investigates how two types of coopetitive reward structures (dominant cooperative and dominant competitive reward structures ...


Please Don't Waste Me: Majora Carter's 'Greening The Ghetto' Ted Talk, Joseph S. Clark Jun 2011

Please Don't Waste Me: Majora Carter's 'Greening The Ghetto' Ted Talk, Joseph S. Clark

Joseph S Clark

A speech by Bronx activist Majora Carter at the 2006 Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED) Talks event was reposted on the web and has since been embedded on blogs and sites around the web, garnering significant positive reaction. This paper comprises a case study of the text of the speech, its immediate delivery at the TED conference (as captured by video cameras at the event), and the way the message has been re-mediated by bloggers and web commentators in the years since. The paper examines the talk and its subsequent circulation both as an instance of environmental justice rhetoric, with its ...