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Understanding Crowdsourcing (Effects of Motivation and Rewards on Participation and Performance in Voluntary Online Activities)

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Summary Researching the behaviors and motivations of 'online volunteers":
• How do intrinsic motivations affect the decision to contribute, the quantity, usefulness and novelty of contributions?
• In a rewards model, how do extrinsic motivations affect the decision to contribute and the quantity, usefulness and novelty of contributions?
• With no rewards, how do extrinsic motivations affect the decision to contribute, the quantity, usefulness and novelty of contributions?
• With no rewards, which combination's of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation levels result in enhancing or undermining effects on the decision to contribute and on the quantity, usefulness and novelty of contributions?
Description A PhD dissertation, "Understanding Crowdsourcing" by Irma Borst sub-titled "Effects of Motivation and Rewards on Participation and Performance in Voluntary Online activities, was published on 23rd December 2010. The research challenge was to study the effects of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation of online volunteers and how rewards influence this relationship.

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