What do Colonialism and Pizza Delivery Policies Have to Do with the Wells Fargo Scandal?

Jennifer Hill (Sidney Law School) on Oxford Business Law Blog

“Any economist will tell you that incentives matter in understanding human behaviour. The positive incentives provided to the Dutch managers confirm this – they helped to put the Netherlands ahead of the rest of the colonialist pack during the 17th century. But organizational incentives are not always positive. Fast forward three centuries and the story of Domino’s Pizza Inc provides a good example of how organizations can create perverse incentives.”

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Author: Joeri Vananroye

Professor of economic analysis of law (KU Leuven), attorney (Quinz)

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