Gainsharing and Employee Involvement / Edition 2

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A strategy guide that explains how employers can improve productivity, competitiveness, labor relations, and customer service by implementing programs that reward employees for their organization's success. This edition updates the authors' Gainsharing: Plans for Improving Performance (1990). The revised edition includes new formulas and guidance on participative management, pay-for-performance, and contingent/variable compensation. It also includes an updated list of other gainsharing resources and statistics on the performance of gainsharing organizations, including a 19-year case study. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780871798756
  • Publisher: B N A Books
  • Publication date: 1/28/1995
  • Series: Employers' Guides
  • Edition description: REPRINT
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 268
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Understanding Gainsharing 3
2 Review of the Literature 15
3 Employee Involvement - The Key Link to Successful Long-Run Gainsharing 45
4 Formulas for Developing a Reward Structure to Further Organizational Goals 55
5 Solving Some of the Measurement Issues 84
6 Why Employment Involvement Gainsharing Works and Sometimes Doesn't 106
7 Making Productivity Programs Last 121
8 Nineteen Years of Experience with the Scanlon Plan: Southwest Corp 138
9 Gainsharing in Nonprofit and Public Sector Organizations 161
10 Gainsharing and Unions: Current Trends 179
11 Integrating Quality and Customer Service into Gainsharing Calculations and a Case Study 192
12 Managerial Perceptions of Employee Involvement Gainsharing: A Case Study and Survey 202
13 Some Education Recommendations for Successful Employee Involvement 213
14 Gainsharing Application in the Service Sector 221
15 Attitude Change Versus Performance Improvement: One Look at the Long-Term Results 230
16 Gainsharing and the Future 240
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