Associate Professor of Strategy and Behavioral Decision Making
Jana Gallus’ research interests lie in behavioral economics and strategy, with a focus on nonfinancial incentives and their effects on decision making. She investigates how incentive schemes can be designed to enhance employee motivation and organizational performance in the private and nonprofit sectors. Her research is informed by consulting activities for organizations on the design of incentives and recognition schemes.
Nudge to improve preventive medicine performance didn’t work – and yielded discontent
The kind of reward matters less than the type of connection between giver and recipient
NASA employees engaged when it was clear their bosses were on board
How to build confidence with recognition incentives
Analysis of 15 years of Wikipedia editors’ chatter reveals women of rank don’t shrink from controversial topics
Seeking to improve school attendance, researchers learn how some students think