Author David Brian Mathews Reviewers Paulo Barbeiro Ferreira Joni Hariyanto Acquisition Editor Usha Iyer Development Editor Reshma Sundaresan Technical Editors Arun Nadar Manasi Poonthottam Indexer Hemangini Bari Editorial Team Leader Mithun Sehgal Project Team Leader Ashwin Shetty Project Coordinators Zainab Bagasrawala Joel Goveya Proofreaders Aaron Nash Jonathan Todd Graphics Nilesh R. Mohite Production Coordinator Kruthika Bangera Cover Work Kruthika Bangera
It’s not about giving workers a smiley face for producing more widgets. You’ll discover how game mechanics—particularly popular multiplayer video games—provide field-tested best practices for engaging workers in creative and complex activities. With games, your company can shift from an outmoded top-down hierarchy to an agile network structure that promotes coordination over control.
This monograph has been prepared as my doctoral thesis in Economics
at the Institute of Mathematical Economics (IMW), Bielefeld University,
Germany. The dissertation has been accepted by the Department
of Business Administration and Economics (Examiners: Prof. Dr. Walter
Trockel and Prof. em. Dr. Joachim Rosenm¨uller). It has successfully
been defended on June 13, 2007.
With this work I strive to complement the recent literature on the
evolution of preferences by investigating the non-expected utility case.
I have divided the book into seven chapters....
Chapter 47 POLICY COORDINATION BETWEEN WAGES AND EXCHANGE RATES IN SINGAPORE.
Abstract Singapore’s unique experience in macroeconomic management involves the government’s engagement in a tripartite collective bargaining and its influence on the macroeconomic policy game in wages and exchange rates in response to inflation and output volatility.