qPay for performanceq has become a buzzword for the 1990s, as U.S. organizations seek ways to boost employee productivity. The new emphasis on performance appraisal and merit pay calls for a thorough examination of their effectiveness. Pay for Performance is the best resource to date on the issues of whether these concepts work and how they can be applied most effectively in the workplace. This important book looks at performance appraisal and pay practices in the private sector and describes whether--and how--private industry experience is revelant to federal pay reform. It focuses on the needs of the federal government, exploring how the federal pay system evolved; available evidence on federal employee attitudes toward their work, their pay, and their reputation with the public; and the complicating and pervasive factor of politics.Evaluating Performance Appraisal and Merit Pay Committee on Performance Appraisal for Merit Pay, Anne S. Mavor, Renae F. ... many merit plans, increases are not always clearly linked to employee performance, agreement on the evaluation of performance does not ... and practice indicate that their success or failure is substantially influenced by the organizational context in which they are embedded.
|Title||:||Pay for Performance:|
|Author||:||Committee on Performance Appraisal for Merit Pay, Anne S. Mavor, Renae F. Broderick, National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 1991-01-01|