Incentive Alignment

Jason Motivation

Incentive alignment is a unique idea that could significantly increase participation and idea quality during social impact challenges. The concept involves the perceived tying of a person’s participation within a social impact event, into something that he or she is already actively seeking or doing, such as applying for competitive schools, jobs, and grants. Incentive alignment has a chance to make a revolutionary impact on many of our current systems, with partners who participate in our experiment having to do nothing more than agree to include a one-line, optional invitation in a post-application communication. A Personal Example: When I applied …