Innovative Reward Systems for the Changing Workplace 2/e

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McGraw Hill Professional, Dec 22, 2002 - Business & Economics - 350 pages
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Innovative Reward Systems for the Changing Workplace explains the compensation and reward strategies successful companies use to focus, encourage, and achieve high performance.

Reward systems authority Thomas Wilson has made this updated edition much more "how-to" and covers important new pay strategies such as "flex compensation," stock options, 360 feedback, and employee ranking. The book includes dozens of creative suggestions and ideas for compensation strategies in any organization.


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PART I The Fundamentals of Effective Reward Systems
PART II Implementing Innovative Reward Strategies
PART III Putting Rewards into Practice
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Thomas B. Wilson is an international authority in the field of reward systems and high-performance organizations and frequently presents at major national and regional conferences.

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