TITLE

Across-the-board salary increases--A reward for mediocrity

AUTHOR(S)
Simonsen, Richard J.
PUB. DATE
December 1993
SOURCE
Quintessence International;Dec1993, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p827
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on performance based pay raise for dental school teaching faculty. The author thinks that incentive or disincentive of salary adjustment helps university dental schools to attain the maximum productivity . The author praises dental school deans and chairmen who not only have the power, but also the courage, to decrease faculty member's salary.
ACCESSION #
38699126

 

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