TITLE

COMMUNICATIONS - Wage Incentives and Costs

AUTHOR(S)
Weinwurm, Ernest H.
PUB. DATE
October 1952
SOURCE
Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Oct52, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p125
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents the author's criticism to Professor Robert H. Roy's "Do Wage Incentives Reduce Costs?," published in the January 1952 issue of the journal. According to the author, Professor Roy has performed a useful service but he may have gone too far in discrediting methods and techniques which have made a successful contribution in increasing productivity. It was said that the author's vantage point as an arbitrator of industrial disputes may not be more suitable for an unbiased evaluation than that of a domestic relations court in studying conditions of American family life. The author added that like the court, the arbitrator is concerned with cases where contractual arrangements have broken down rather than those which are working successfully.
ACCESSION #
6441279

 

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