Hospital mortality: when failure is not a good measure of success
- The Science of Employee Incentives. Breitner, Laurie // BusinessWest;Feb2003, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p62
Provides tips in planning a well-executed employee recognition program. Significance of developing goals for the company; Budget development; Determination of the type of recognition that should be given to employees.
- The Rise & Rise of Performance Incentives. Innes, David // NZ Marketing Magazine;Mar2002, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p37
Discusses the implementation of performance incentives by marketers to reward their agencies in Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Reason behind performance incentives; Details of the commonly used performance incentive system; Pros and cons of using performance incentives.
- Incentive pay makes comeback among nonprofit execs. Welch, Sherri; Shea, Bill // Crain's Detroit Business;9/24/2012, Vol. 28 Issue 40, p1
The article reports on an analysis of the compensation of top-paid nonprofit executives in 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. The analysis found that the trend on the use of incentive pay as a component of compensation is returning to pre-recession levels among executives of grant-making foundations,...
- What are the sales/financial ratios for your employees? Swepston, Mark // Contractor Magazine;Apr94, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p26
Presents the author's views in setting performance goals. Financial averages and ratios; Annual sales volume; Cost of sales/labor;; Pretax net income.
- Prioritizing goals. Straub, Joseph T. // Getting Results...For the Hands-on Manager: Plant Edition;Jun96, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p8
Focuses on the factors influencing priorities set by supervisors from the United States for short- and long-term goals. Charting of the organization's main direction; Assessment of the team's work load; Time constraints and ratio; Relation of goals; Creation of a visual record.
- Empowering workers by setting goals. Riggs, Joy // Nation's Business;Jan95, Vol. 83 Issue 1, p6
Discusses the importance of setting company goals and standards in the empowerment of employees. Motivations for setting standards; Characteristics of effective standards.
- Weekend versus weekday hospital mortality. // Patient Care for the Nurse Practitioner;Nov2001, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p10
Presents information on a study which determined whether inhospital mortality rates increase on weekends when staffing is low. Methodology; Diseases examined for mortality rates; Results.
- Capital Investment, Work Force Management, and Quality: An Empirical Investigation of Investment Emphasis and Hospital Mortality Rates in New York State. STOCK, GREGORY N.; McDERMOTT, CHRISTOPHER M. // Quality Management Journal;2008, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p18
Prior research has examined relationships between individual managerial variables and quality performance in hospitals, but there has been little research on how quality performance depends on interactions between these variables. These decisions, however, are often interrelated, with management...
- Reward not linked to business objectives. Paterson, Jennifer // Money Marketing (Online Edition);8/9/2013, p7
The article focuses on a research conducted by the company Edenred which has found that only 28% of respondents have designed a strategy to link incentives and reward to business objectives. The research also found that 63% of respondents believed reward supported employee engagement. Further,...