Review: Liz Keogh, Learning and Perverse Incentives

Liz Heogh

Liz Keogh, Learning and Perverse Incentives: The Evil Hat, QCon London 2011

This 50 minute talk discusses perverse incentives: situations where incentivizing individual behavior causes an organization to become dysfunctional.  When we attempt to optimize an organization, but fail to use systems thinking (i.e., when we are optimizing from an internal perspective) we can create inappropriate results. Continue reading