Paying for Performance: An International Comparison / Edition 1

Paying for Performance: An International Comparison / Edition 1

by Michelle Brown, John S. Heywood
     
 

Scholars of economics and human resources from around the world survey performance pay within the assumption that the comparative labor market institutions of nations provide important and often unique constraints and incentives influencing its adoption, variety, and success. By performance pay, they mean any system that links workers' pay to some measure of… See more details below

Overview

Scholars of economics and human resources from around the world survey performance pay within the assumption that the comparative labor market institutions of nations provide important and often unique constraints and incentives influencing its adoption, variety, and success. By performance pay, they mean any system that links workers' pay to some measure of individual, group, or organizational performance. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765607539
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/28/2002
Series:
Issues in Work and Human Resources Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Foreword
Preface
1Paying for Performance: Setting the Stage3
2Performance Pay in the United States: Its Determinants and Effects17
3Performance Pay in Canada52
4France: Weitzman Under State Paternalism?90
5Performance Pay in the United Kingdom: The Case of the Inland Revenue Service115
6The German Experience with Performance Pay148
7Performance Related Pay in Australia179
8Financial Participation and Pay for Performance in Japan214
9The Brazilian Case: Performance Pay as Workers' Right236
10Paying for Performance: What Has Been Learned?261
About the Editors and Contributors276
Index281

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