Selling and Sales Management in Action: Attitudes and Applications of Quotas by Sales Executives and Sales Managers

Good, David J.; Stone, Robert W.
June 1991
Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management;Summer91, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p57
Academic Journal
A survey of 186 sales managers and executives revealed that in setting sales quotas, factors such as the sales territory and the support provided by the manager were considered more important than the past performance of the sales representative. As would be expected, in an inspection of general opinions about sales quotas, the managers demonstrated a preference for linking the sales quota to the compensation of the salesperson.


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