merit pay for college faculty?

Johnston, James J.
March 1978
Advanced Management Journal (03621863);Spring78, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p44
Academic Journal
Comments on the use of merit pay as an incentive award for university faculty. Organizations where merit pay should not be used as an incentive; Problems that may be caused by the merit-pay system.


Related Articles

  • Faculty Perceptions of Problems with Merit Pay Plans in Institutions of Higher Education. Terpstra, David E.; Honoree, Andre L. // Journal of Business & Management;2008, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p43 

    The purpose of this study was to provide some much needed empirical data regarding problems associated with the design and implementation of merit pay plans in higher education institutions. The sample consisted of approximately five hundred faculty members drawn from different academic...

  • The Finite Increment Faculty Merit Pay Allocation Model. Camp, Robert C.; Gibbs, Jr., Manton C.; Masters II, Robert J. // Journal of Higher Education;Nov/Dec1988, Vol. 59 Issue 6, p652 

    The article discusses the finite increment faculty merit pay allocation model developed by Robert C. Camp which evaluates faculty performance for the purposes of tenure, retention and promotion and merit. The model takes into account both the performance ratings and base salaries of the...

  • Academic contests? Merit pay in Canadian universities. Grant, Hugh // Relations Industrielles / Industrial Relations;Fall98, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p647 

    Examines the application of merit pay in Canadian universities. Factors for the effectiveness of merit pay; Relative importance of competitive versus cooperative behavior in the academic workplace; Differences in compensation methods among universities; Association of merit pay to emphasis on...

  • A Faculty Merit Pay Allocation Model. Wenger, Robert B.; Girard, Dennis M. // Research in Higher Education;Apr2000, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p195 

    Merit review processes within academic departments usually consist of two parts: a performance review and evaluation step and a monetary calculation step. Of the two, the performance review step is clearly the more important in achieving fairness and equity. However, the monetary calculation...

  • Fla. Teachers' Union To Offer Alternate Merit- Pay Plan to Council. Walton, Susan // Education Week;10/26/1983, Vol. 3 Issue 8, p8 

    The article reports that Florida Education Association/United (FEAU) has developed a plan to offer alternate merit-pay system. The FEAU's plan includes elements of other incentive plans for teachers' pay and is intended to improve conditions for both teachers and students. According to Richard...

  • Understanding Pay-for Performance Programs. Ferman, John H. // Healthcare Executive;Sep/Oct2004, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p48 

    Provides information on pay-for-performance programs for health care executives. Financial incentives offered by pay-for-performance programs; Quality measures.

  • Thoughts on Providing Employee Incentives.  // Thoughts on Providing Employee Incentives;Feb2012, p1 

    Video Length: One minute and 6 seconds. Insight on managing employees and providing incentives.

  • Value-Related Issues in a Departmental Merit Pay Plan. Hanshaw, Larry G. // Professional Educator;Spring2004, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p57 

    This article presents a faculty-designed merit pay plan along with a discussion of some of its perceived values. The merit pay plan discussed here advocates that (1) there is a need among teacher education faculty to have control over the design and implementation of any merit pay process that...

  • Managing the reputation of an award to motivate performance. Gavrila, C.; Caulkins, J.P.; Feichtinger, G.; Tragler, G.; Hartl, R.F. // Mathematical Methods of Operations Research;2005, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p1 

    Managers wish to motivate workers to exert effort. There is large literature on the use of wages and monetary incentives for this purpose, but in practice the “honor” or “prestige” of an award can be a significant motivator as well, unless the award is given so often that...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics