Getting Bonuses Down to a Science
- Too sick to work? Gates, Elizabeth // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Nov2005, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p14
The article discusses the impact of absenteeism on productivity and its related management strategies. Absenteeism is defined as a non-genuine sickness absence. The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development found that the highest levels of absence came from the health, food, drink and...
- Union rages at Â£50 attendance bonus. // Community Care;12/8/2005, Issue 1602, p14
The article focuses on the reaction of union leaders to the Â£50 attendance bonus offered by the West Dunbartonshire Council in Great Britain. Union leaders criticized the attendance bonus, claiming that such scheme discriminated against staff with health and disability problems. It also...
- DO FINANCIAL BONUSES REDUCE EMPLOYEE ABSENTEEISM? EVIDENCE FROM A LOTTERY. HASSINK, WOLTER H. J.; KONING, PIERRE // Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Apr2009, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p327
This paper investigates the effectiveness of a lottery-based bonus reward system in reducing employee absenteeism. Starting in June 2002, a Dutch manufacturing firm held a monthly lottery for workers who had taken no sick leave in the previous three months and had not previously won the lottery....
- Programme saves GSK Â£1.5 million. // People Management;5/5/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p14
Reports on the advantages of an absence management programme being implemented by GlaxoSmithKline in Great Britain. Average employment cost of the company; Value of the program in reducing absence rates; Bonus being offered by the program for employees who might be covering for off sick colleagues.
- Performance-Based Discipline, Union Organizing, Bonus Taxation. Lau, Shari; Lee, Erin; Patton; Lee; Lee, Yvette // HR Magazine;Sep2009, Vol. 54 Issue 9, p27
The article presents questions and answers related to personnel management including how to implement a performance-based discipline, ways to address union organizing, and the taxation of bonuses.
- Interns, Returnees, Bonus Arithmetic. Cossack, Naomi; Maingault, Amy; Hastings, Rebecca R. // HR Magazine;Aug2004, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p45
Offers advice related to personnel management. Payment for students who serve as interns; Requirement of the federal law for an employer to rehire a person returning from military leave; Complaint of employees about tax reduction in the bonus program.
- John Lewis uses reward to build strong company culture. Hope, Katie // People Management;2/23/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p14
The article reports on the plans of John Lewis Partnership PLC to enhance its recruitment procedures in February 2006 in order to reduce staff turnover. It mentions the percentage of annual staff turnover of the firm. It offers information on the firm's bonus system. It also reports on the goal...
- Pay and Compensation in family-owned businesses. Sheehy, Jason // Accountancy Ireland;Dec2005, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p76
The article presents the author's views on making the family-owned businesses successful. According to the author, a well structured compensation system may be a strong concern for the succession of a family-owned business. Remuneration is considered a sensitive topic in most of the...
- 10 WAYS TO IMPROVE FARM STAFF MANAGEMENT. Horne, Suzie // Farmers Weekly;10/7/2005, Vol. 143 Issue 15, p34
Suggests ways to improve personnel management in farms. Importance of providing fair bonus and incentive schemes; Factors to consider in providing parlour and cow housing conditions; Advantage of being aware of the changes to the British employment legislation.