TITLE

The Science of Employee Incentives

AUTHOR(S)
Breitner, Laurie
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
BusinessWest;Feb2003, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides tips in planning a well-executed employee recognition program. Significance of developing goals for the company; Budget development; Determination of the type of recognition that should be given to employees.
ACCESSION #
9165170

 

Related Articles

  • Recognition idea roundup.  // Competitive Advantage (Douglas);10/22/2009, p1 

    The article discusses the tips on how to recognize the deserving employees including praise, senior management's participation in employee motivation, and discerning the difference between recognition and incentives.

  • Prioritizing goals. Straub, Joseph T. // Getting Results...For the Hands-on Manager: Plant Edition;Jun96, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p8 

    Focuses on the factors influencing priorities set by supervisors from the United States for short- and long-term goals. Charting of the organization's main direction; Assessment of the team's work load; Time constraints and ratio; Relation of goals; Creation of a visual record.

  • Empowering workers by setting goals. Riggs, Joy // Nation's Business;Jan95, Vol. 83 Issue 1, p6 

    Discusses the importance of setting company goals and standards in the empowerment of employees. Motivations for setting standards; Characteristics of effective standards.

  • What are the sales/financial ratios for your employees? Swepston, Mark // Contractor Magazine;Apr94, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p26 

    Presents the author's views in setting performance goals. Financial averages and ratios; Annual sales volume; Cost of sales/labor;; Pretax net income.

  • RE-THINKING ORGANIZATIONAL INCENTIVES: CONCEPTUALIZING INSTITUTIONAL INCENTIVES IN THE RESOURCE ALLOCATION PROCESS. RYE, COLLEEN BEECKEN // Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings;2009, Vol. 2009 Issue 1, p1 

    Organizations have difficulty creating and implementing nonpecuniary incentives, partly because social processes involved in offering them have yet to be elucidated. I develop a new theoretical concept, "institutional incentives," that emerged as I conducted field-based research. I explain how...

  • Use creative gestures to reap big rewards in 2011.  // Communication Briefings;Dec2010 Supplement, Vol. 30, p8 

    The article focuses on the different types of monthly activities that will enhance employee's productivity for 2011 in the U.S. It has been suggested that employers can create activities in line with the theme of the month such as the National Thank Your Customer Week in January, and Clean Up...

  • Rethinking incentives. Borbridge, D. J. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Jun2010, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p65 

    The article discusses the approach of providing an incentive program as part of the industrial safety process. It states that incentive programs, which can be in the form of tangibles, positive intangibles, and negative, will motivate and encourage employees to do something. It emphasizes that...

  • How to Make Pay for Performance Pay Off. Landsberg, Richard D. // Journal of Financial Service Professionals;Nov2009, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p12 

    This article discusses the best way to set up an offer of extra incentive pay to employees to meet certain deadlines or goals. Companies that engage in pay-for-performance plans need to be innovative in how they present their plan. Some executives believe they can outperform whatever their pay...

  • Realizing Goals. Godar, Paula // Sales & Service Excellence Essentials;Feb2008, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p16 

    The article discusses the four human realities and approaches in designing effective incentives and recognition solutions. The four human realities are behavior is shaped by consequences, new behaviors are hard to learn, the power to choose and actions are based on emotions and rational thought....

  • A piece of the pie. Scott, Katie // Employee Benefits;Jul/Aug2016, p25 

    The article discusses the organizational benefits of employee share schemes benefit which provide employees a sense of ownership and increase motivation in business performance. The share scheme can influence employee engagement and productivity which potentially reduces staff absence and...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics