Performance Measurement Evaluation and Incentives

Performance Measurement Evaluation and Incentives

by William J. Bruns, Robert S. Kaplan
     
 
Both managers and academics have expressed dissatisfaction with performance measurement, evaluation, and incentive systems now in use. This colloquium volume contains ten papers that present the best of contemporary field research on these issues. It emphasizes middle management, unlike other studies to date which have focused exclusively on CEOs. A central revelation

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Both managers and academics have expressed dissatisfaction with performance measurement, evaluation, and incentive systems now in use. This colloquium volume contains ten papers that present the best of contemporary field research on these issues. It emphasizes middle management, unlike other studies to date which have focused exclusively on CEOs. A central revelation is the need for evaluation and incentive systems to be dynamic. The book also shows how firms are learning new systems from other firms across international borders.

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Presents the findings of field research conducted by a group of academics and originally reported at a colloquium held at the Harvard Business School in June 1990. This volume includes ten field studies which focus on three key issues: alternative methods of rewarding managers; reward mechanisms across organizations and cultures; and implementing performance evaluation schemes. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780875843506
Publisher:
Harvard Business Review Press
Publication date:
06/28/1992
Series:
Harvard Business School Series in Accounting and Control
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.20(d)

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