these values are one of the strongest incentives
they have been neglected in the tradition of economics
always effective, still underscored
Successful exaples: Open source software, Wikipedia etc.
distractors, negative: deterrence, shame
attractors, positive: fame, creativity
other stuff from the author, Time to transform your company into an academy (blogpost)
Core mechanism intransparency and silence
We can learn from the Mafia, how a civilized economy should NOT function
Analyzing and tracking a network means identifying the hidden power structures, related PDF
We have to evaluate the core principles and mechanisms and then have to adapt according to the insights.
How can that be done?
How can pro-social values be strengthened.
History told us that socialism failed severely and many times as an economical, political and scientific system. The victims of the concept count hundred of millions. Lenin, Stalin, Mao etc. are falsified. The architecture was so wrong that the Sovjet Block collapsed by own weakness.
We stick to capitalism in lack of serious alternatives. The core idea of free subjects acting in free markets is still convincing.
Today the sometimes para-criminal subject (e.g. investment banker) can hide in the organisation and often can count on the loyality of his peer group., professional normative structures untouched?!, particularism - dominating values: self-interest and profits-first mindset
Remind the devastating results of greed in an untamed market economy, e.g. things like "China tainted baby milk scandal", 2008, Nearly 13,000 in hospital as China milk scandal grows | Reuters
social values and behaviors become more visible and intrinsically regulate decisions
William E. Halal and Elias G. Carayannis - Business collaboration could transform the economy | csmonitor.com http://www.csmonitor.com/2009/0806/p09s03-coop.html
Whole Foods ... has thrived under a philosophy that holds, "Profits are a byproduct of treating people well, not the top priority."
Nucor ... is one of the world's most successful steel firms because each mill team builds a cohesive culture based on performance and collaboration.
Johnson & Johnson ... continues to garner respect today by requiring its 80 small businesses to be self-managed.