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Author (up) Sofia Eleni Spatharioti; Rebecca Govoni; Jennifer S. Carrera; Sara Wylie; Seth Cooper pdf  openurl
  Title A Required Work Payment Scheme for Crowdsourced Disaster Response: Worker Performance and Motivations Type Conference Article
  Year 2017 Publication Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Iformation Systems for Crisis Response And Management Abbreviated Journal Iscram 2017  
  Volume Issue Pages 475-488  
  Keywords crowdsourcing; Amazon Mechanical Turk; payment; motivation; required work  
  Abstract Crowdsourcing is an increasingly popular approach for processing data in response to disasters. While volunteer crowdsourcing may suÿce for high-profile disasters, paid crowdsourcing may be necessary to recruit workers for less prominent events. Thus, understanding the impact of payment schemes on worker behavior and motivation may improve outcomes. In this work, we presented workers recruited from Amazon Mechanical Turk with a disaster response task in which they could provide a variable number of image ratings. We paid workers a fixed amount to provide a minimum number of image ratings, allowing them to voluntarily provide more if desired; this allowed us to examine the impact of dierent amounts of required work. We found that requiring no ratings resulted in workers voluntary completing more work, and being more likely to indicate motivation related to interest on a post survey, than when small numbers of ratings were required. This is consistent with the motivational crowding-out eect, even in paid crowdsourcing. We additionally found that providing feedback on progress positively impacted the amount of work done.  
  Address Northeastern University; Michigan State University  
  Corporate Author Thesis  
  Publisher Iscram Place of Publication Albi, France Editor Tina Comes, F.B., Chihab Hanachi, Matthieu Lauras, Aurélie Montarnal, eds  
  Language English Summary Language English Original Title  
  Series Editor Series Title Abbreviated Series Title  
  Series Volume Series Issue Edition  
  ISSN 2411-3387 ISBN Medium  
  Track Social Media Studies Expedition Conference 14th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response And Management  
  Notes Approved no  
  Call Number Serial 2036  
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