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ERIC Number: EJ633231
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-3318-3324
The Effect of Extrinsic Motivation on User Behavior in a Collaborative Information Finding System.
Shapira, Bracha; Kantor, Paul B.; Melamed, Benjamin
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, v52 n11 p879-87 Sep 2001
Reports on an experiment conducted using the "AntWorld" system, a collaborative information finding system for the Internet, to explore the effect of added motivation on users' behavior. Findings suggest that for the system to be effective, users must be motivated either by the environment, or by incentives within the system. (Author/AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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