Is Social Compensation in your future?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/tonylwong/I’ve been watching Robert Scoble’s (@Scobleizer) coverage of the Enterprise Social Networking space, and am intrigued by one of his views that has been brought up at least twice recently (Yammer interview, Convofy interview). Robert believes someday (soon?) we’ll be compensated based on our contributions to the company’s enterprise social network (ESN). What’s not clear is exactly what that means. Does it mean our bonus will be calculated based on value we create? Is participation┬ácompulsory? Will we be judged solely based on our contributions? I believe there are many challenges and risks that must be dealt with before this type of compensation model is considered.

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