An (Almost) Free Lunch? Social Recognition and Knowledge Sharing Behavior in a Virtual Community

Abstract

This paper studies whether and how symbolic rewards based on social recognition affects the behavior of knowledge sharing in a self-organized virtual community. Applying coarsened-exact matching and difference-in-differences... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Hyunwoo Park (Tennenbaum Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology)
  2. Jeongsik "Jay" Lee (LeBow College of Business, Drexel University)

Topic Area

Communities: User Innovation and Open Source

Session

MMTr1 » Communities: User Innovation & Open Source (Papers) (11:00 - Monday, 1st August, Room 111, Aldrich Hall)

Paper

HBS_OUI_Final_An__Almost__Free_Lunch.pdf