Innovative Reward Systems for the Changing Workplace 2/e

McGraw Hill Professional
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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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About the author

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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Publisher
McGraw Hill Professional
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Published on
Dec 22, 2002
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Pages
350
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ISBN
9780071415934
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Leadership
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This content is DRM protected.
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