Performancerelated Pay Pretexts and Pitfalls

Performancerelated Pay Pretexts and Pitfalls Performancerelated pay PRP has grown inimportance in the 1980s and is likely to continuegrowing. The reasons for this growth areexamined labour market factors, changes inorganisational objectives, fairness in paymentinitiatives, weakening of collectivisation, andfashion. Problems associated with PRP are alsoexplored. It is argued that PRP has a capacity tosubvert the purposes for which it is intended bydistorting pay structures, creating unfairness inreward systems and harming team spirit. PRP alsodetracts from the value of other performanceappraisal objectives. Some of the problemsinherent in measuring individual job performanceare also considered. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Employee Relations: An International Journal Emerald Publishing

Performancerelated Pay Pretexts and Pitfalls

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0142-5455
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000001027
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Abstract

Performancerelated pay PRP has grown inimportance in the 1980s and is likely to continuegrowing. The reasons for this growth areexamined labour market factors, changes inorganisational objectives, fairness in paymentinitiatives, weakening of collectivisation, andfashion. Problems associated with PRP are alsoexplored. It is argued that PRP has a capacity tosubvert the purposes for which it is intended bydistorting pay structures, creating unfairness inreward systems and harming team spirit. PRP alsodetracts from the value of other performanceappraisal objectives. Some of the problemsinherent in measuring individual job performanceare also considered.

Journal

Employee Relations: An International JournalEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1991

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