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Author Shields, John, 1954-

Title Managing employee performance and reward : concepts, practices, strategies / John Shields
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 594 pages) : illustrations
Contents Performance and reward basics -- Working with psychology -- Managing motivation -- Being strategic and getting fit -- Managing results -- Managing behaviours -- Managing competencies -- Performance review, planning and developing -- Base pay purpose and options -- Base pay structures -- Developing position-based base pay systems -- Developing person-based base pay systems -- Employee benefits -- Overview of Performance-related rewards -- Merit pay for individual performance -- Recognition awards -- Results-based individual incentives -- Collective short-term incentives for large and small work groups -- Collective long-term incentives -- Executive incentives -- System review, change and development
Summary Performance and Rewards Management critically examines contemporary theory and practice in these central fields of human resource management (HRM), providing a comprehensive overview of the key concepts and topics, and draws on a wide range of case studies to demonstrate the theories. The book provides an analysis of the crucial literature on remuneration and performance management, exploring the main theories, debates and practices. The book seeks to provide students with a thorough understanding of the debates associated with issues of work motivation, pay equity, performance management ethics; the methods of pay and performance management; the systems of performance pay; and the options and issues facing managers. It encourages students to form a critical understanding of the debates it raises by providing an overview of the alternatives
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 555-583) and index
Subject Compensation management.
Employee motivation.
Employees -- Rating of.
Performance -- Evaluation.
Form Electronic book
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