TITLE

A Comparison of Group and Individual Incentive Plans

AUTHOR(S)
London, Manuel; Oldham, Greg R.
PUB. DATE
March 1977
SOURCE
Academy of Management Journal;Mar1977, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The effects of three variations of group incentive plans on goals and performance were compared in the laboratory and contrasted with individual piece-rate and fixed-rate incentive systems. The results emphasize the importance of both the design of the pay system and the level of a person's performance in the work group.
ACCESSION #
4397857

 

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