Wells, Susan J.
May 2005
HR Magazine;May2005, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p76
Discusses the benefits of denying merit increases to employees with poor performance for companies. Average budget allocated by businesses for pay increases; Factors needed in establishing a pay-for-performance culture; Involvement of the CEO in implementing the compensation system. INSETS: The Legal Danger of Rewarding Poor Performers;A Reality Check.


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