Citations with the tag: GAIN sharing
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- An effective productivity and quality improvement tool.
Scontrino, Peter // Journal for Quality & Participation; Jul/Aug95, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p90
Presents a guide to gainsharing. Definition; Organization-wide effort; Productivity, quality and improvement; Characteristics include frequent payout schedule, payment of bonuses on a separate check and a task force composed of both salaried and hourly employees; Results of effective...
- When to use and when not to use gainsharing programs.
Hochwarter, Wayne A. // Supervision; Jun95, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p8
Focuses on the implementation of gainsharing programs in organizations. Development of programs to address significant flaws found in other pay-for-performance bonus plans; Rewards based on team and individual contributions toward productivity; Goal-setting; Elements that need to be present in...
- Can gain sharing help to reinvent government?
Risher, Howard // Public Management (00333611); May98, Vol. 80 Issue 5, p17
Explains how gain sharing is being used in Charlotte, North Carolina and Baltimore County, Maryland as parts of broader strategies to improve performance. Trend away from bureaucratic administrative practices; Development of gain sharing in industry; Gain-sharing plans' message on the importance...
- Gain sharing in college station.
Kersten, Jeff // Public Management (00333611); May98, Vol. 80 Issue 5, p19
Describes the progress of the College Station gain-sharing program which begun in 1997. Program's design to reward employee's successful effort to generate savings; Criteria used to determine departments' and individual employees eligibility to participate; Success of gain sharing.
- Boosting plant performance with gainsharing.
Imberman, Woodruff // Business Horizons; Nov/Dec92, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p77
Provides information about gainsharing, an incentive plan that involves the entire work force as a group rather individuals to improve productivity and quality. Simplified version of gainsharing; Bare bone examples of how gainsharing works; Basis in which gainsharing base standards can be...
- How to determine whether gainsharing is for you.
Recardo, Ronald; Pricone, Diane // Industrial Management; Jan/Feb96, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p12
Discusses a method for determining the appropriateness of gain sharing for companies in the United States. Critical success factors; Employees who should be covered by gainsharing plans; Employee bonus; Advantages of productivity gainsharing; Implementation issues.
- Gain sharing.
Lough, David; Hardy, Janet // CMA Magazine; Dec93/Jan94, Vol. 67 Issue 10, p15
Presents the idea of gain sharing for company employees that will enable them to feel the financial success of a business and to have a `real piece of the action.' Definition; Importance of cooperation and teamwork; Background accounts; Difference from profit sharing; Four basic plan types;...
- Great value in gainsharing.
Goodfellow, Matthew // Health Systems Review; Jan/Feb95, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p37
Presents information on Gainsharing incentive plans to reform hospitals. October 1994 economists' report at the Business Council meeting; Increased interest rates by the Federal Reserve; Changes needed to decrease costs, enhance revenue and improve the quality of medical care; Case study of a...
- Gainsharing: How it works.
Goodfellow, Matthew // Quality; May98, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p32
Provides information on gainsharing. Definition of gainsharing; Central idea of gainsharing; Three factors that must be place for gainsharing to be effective.
- Complying with physician gain-sharing restrictions.
O'Hare, Patrick K. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management); May98, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p36
Discusses the legal requirements associated in the implementation of gain-sharing programs in the United States. Purpose of gain-sharing programs; Criteria that a gain-sharing contract must contain in order to protect the gain-sharing payments under the physician self-referral law; Fraud and...
- Re-engineering the right way.
Sheppard, Laurel // Ceramic Industry; Sep96, Vol. 146 Issue 10, p8
Advises companies to implement a gainsharing program as part of a reengineering strategy. Goal-setting; Employee training; Management commitment; Results of downsizing.
- Edgewood EDC Refines Business Incentive Program.
Malcik, Vy Townsend // Edgewood Enterprise (TX); 2/10/2011, Vol. 104 Issue 6, p8
The article reports on the new guidelines for business incentive programs of the Edgewood Economic Development Board that offers a grant of two percent of the gross income for new business in the first 12 months.
- Component Removal and Attachment Issues.
Hymes, Les // Circuits Assembly; Sep2002, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p24
Provides guidelines on the underfill material in rework, repair and reflow soldering. Importance of understanding solderability in the soldering process; Realization of perceived productivity gain; Application of thermal process approaches.
- Development gains changes.
Carmichael, Keith // Accountancy; Jan1975, Vol. 86 Issue 977, p80
Focuses on the issue of development gains in accordance of the Finance Bill in Great Britain. Status of the legislation on land-owning companies; Inclusion of tax in the issue; Discussion of capital gains tax legislation.
- Simple quiz assesses readiness for Gainsharing.
Carmichael, Keith // Foundry Management & Technology; Dec2006, Vol. 134 Issue 12, p24
A quiz assessing the readiness of businesses for gainsharing is presented.
- Gain-sharing hypocrisy.
Jacobson, Tim // Modern Healthcare; 12/6/2004, Vol. 34 Issue 49, p22
Presents a letter to the editor in response to the article "No Gain-Sharing in N. J." published in the November 1, 2004 issue.
- A caveat on gain-sharing.
Anderson, Paul // Modern Healthcare; 3/7/2005, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p28
Presents a letter to the editor in response to the article "Device Costs Go Under the Knife," published in the February 21, 2005 issue.
- ...and a caveat.
Stevens, John // Modern Healthcare; 4/4/2005, Vol. 35 Issue 14, p23
Presents a letter to the editor in response to the article "Device Cost Go Under the Knife," published in the February 21, 2005 issue of the "Modern Healthcare" magazine.
- Unionization, union involvement, and the performance of gainsharing programs.
Kim, Dong-One; Voos, Paula B. // Relations Industrielles / Industrial Relations; Spring97, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p304
Presents information on a study which examined the relationship of union status, union involvement and the performance of gainsharing programs. How the study was conducted; Use of survey data from 217 establishments in the United States and Canada.
- Gainsharing: Ten years later, the time is right.
Welty, Gus // Railway Age; Sep97, Vol. 198 Issue 9, p9
Focuses on the efforts of CSX company to involve employees and their labor organizations directly in the future well-being of the railroad. Reason for the efforts of CSX; Gainsharing concept of the CSX; Benefits from the gainsharing concept.
- Gainsharing in Zebulon: What do workers want?
Patton, Kevin R.; Daley, Dennis M. // Public Personnel Management; Spring98, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p117
Presents the results of a study examining employees' attitudes and perceptions about one local government's gainsharing plan. Understanding of ability to affect the award; Perception on control overcustomer service; Importance of performance rating.
- Developing and Managing a 20/80 Program.
Hise, Richard T.; Kratchman, Stanley H. // Business Horizons; Sep/Oct87, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p66
Companies can a receive number of significant benefits from a 20/80 program, including improved profits, greater sales, reduced inventory levels, and more effective deployment of scarce resources. However, these benefits will occur only if companies are willing to develop formal, structured, and...
- Gainsharing: A lemon or lemonade?
Imberman, Woodruff // Business Horizons; Jan/Feb96, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p36
Looks at gainsharing programs and evaluating their effectiveness. Aims of gainsharing; Academic interest; Reasons why gainsharing programs may fail; Rules for success.
- Gain-sharing: A new twist in motivation.
Roush, Matt // Crain's Detroit Business; 8/9/93, Vol. 9 Issue 32, Small Business... pE-11
Discusses the advantages of gain-sharing over profit sharing to motivate employee performance. System of studying the inner workings and performance of specific corporate departments; Gain-sharing as part of the Japanese-management system and culture; Results of a survey by Wyatt Data Services;...
- All for one and one for all.
McCracken, Jeffrey // Crain's Detroit Business; 12/12/94, Vol. 10 Issue 50, p8
Focuses on the implementation of gain sharing programs as a method to enhance profitability in small businesses in Michigan. Change in employees' attitudes in the workplace; Description of a gain sharing program; Examples of gain sharing plans in local companies.
- EDITOR'S COMMENTS.
Conlon, Ed // Academy of Management Review; Jul2000, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p9
The article introduces various reports published within the issue, including an article by Gomez-Mejia, Welbourne, and Wiseman concerning risk perspective of gainsharing.
- Productivity Gainsharing: Is It Applicable to Service Sector Firms?
Hauck, Warren C. // Industrial Management; Jul/Aug82, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p1
Focuses on the applicability of productivity gainsharing to service sector firms in the U.S. Classifications of service sector; Concept of the employee involvement system; Criteria to consider on the installation of a productivity gainsharing plan.
- Gainsharing in the United States.
Ross, Timothy L.; Hauck, Warren C. // Industrial Management; Mar/Apr84, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p9
Examines the gainsharing history in the U.S. Relationship between productivity and gaining; Benefits of gainsharing systems; Factors for gainsharing success.
- Employee Involvement and Productivity Gainsharing.
Thor, Carl G. // Industrial Management; Jul/Aug87, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p21
Focuses on the process of productivity gainsharing for employees labor productivity improvement. Reasons for implementation of gainsharing plan; Issues on planning during the gainsharing process; Process for organization of the idea-handling system.
- Controlling manufacturing costs.
Imberman, Woodruff // Industrial Management; Jan/Feb95, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p4
Discusses the growing application of the quality and productivity gainsharing compensation system in the United States. Surveys that shows American workers moderate pay and benefit requests; High level of index of consumer confidence; Companies that employed the gainsharing system; Executive...
- Increase productivity by sharing profits.
Bergin, Sarah // Transportation & Distribution; Jul96, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p98
Discusses the advantages of sharing company success with employees through gain-sharing and incentive programs. Jacobson Warehouse Co.'s Employee Stock Ownership Plan; Bonus-type programs which need not be limited to base level employees; Employee commitment.
- Get your piece of the profit pie.
Richardson, Helen L. // Transportation & Distribution; Jan97 Supplment Supply Chain, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p2
Discusses the benefits of gain sharing in logistics function in business enterprises in the United States. Shared savings in gain sharing; Comparison with third party contracts; Challenge in increasing efficiency and long-term profit sharing. INSETS: Gainsharing--right from the...
- Gain-sharing reply.
Leahey, Mark // Modern Healthcare; 10/16/2006, Vol. 36 Issue 41, p25
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article about gain-sharing in the August 28, 2006 issue.
- The reality of gain-sharing.
Goodroe, Joane // Modern Healthcare; 8/28/2006, Vol. 36 Issue 34, p42
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "There's No Gain in Gain-Sharing," by Nancy Muller in the August 14, 2006 issue.
Goodroe, Joane // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p917
A definition of the term "gainsharing," is presented, which refers to a financial collaboration between hospitals and medical professionals.
- Who's to gain.
Petitte, Karen // Modern Physician; Sep99, Vol. 3 Issue 9, p22
Editorial. Focuses on the ruling on gainsharing among physicians in the United States. Definition of gainsharing plans; Implications of the ruling; Example of a physician-hospital partnership; Way for medical leaders to keep the hope of hospital-physician partnerships alive.
- Generating bottom line performance.
McDonald, R.A. // Best's Review / Life-Health Insurance Edition; Sep93, Vol. 94 Issue 5, p46
Details the advantages of gainsharing incentive compensation plan on insurance companies. Rewarding of team members for exceeding company's expectations; Significant financial contribution to the company; Inclusion of rewards for long-term benefits; Connection among performance, results and...
- How To Make Gainsharing Pay Off.
Hamerstone, James E. // Training & Development Journal; Apr87, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p80
Advises companies on improving the effectiveness of their gainsharing programs. Reasons for the corporate interest in gainsharing programs; Significance of understanding the organization's culture and the management attitude towards workers before the installation of the program; Education of...
- Legal/Medical Briefs.
Hamerstone, James E. // Insurance Advocate; 09/04/99, Vol. 110 Issue 35, p30
Presents legal and medical news briefs in the United States as of September 1999. Details on a lawsuit alleging malpractice on the part of a vascular surgeon; Illegal practices of physicians in gain sharing.
- Management Accounting -- Decision Management.
Thompson, Tim // Financial Management (14719185); Jun2006, p44
The article examines the possibilities and practicalities of gain-sharing deals in Great Britain which are claimed to be a win-win situation for suppliers and their customers. An approach would be for both dealing parties to recognize the possibility that delays may be caused by external factors...
- The bonus of working together.
Thompson, Tim // NEA Today; Feb99, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p10
Reports on the gainsharing agreement negotiated by the Columbus (Ohio) Education Association. How it works; Goals of the agreement; Explanations from Karen Schwab, faculty representative at the Fort Hayes Metropolitan Education Center.
- A supervisor's responsibility in a gainsharing and continuous improvement environment.
Oradat, Greg D. // Supervision; May98, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p3
Talks about the role of a production supervisor in a gainsharing environment where employees are empowered to participate in the company's continuous improvement efforts. Need for commitment from anyone in management; Need of supervisors to be sensitive to employee feelings and needs; Need for...
- Competitiveness in a moderate economy.
Goodfellow, Matthew // Industrial Heating; Jul96, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p6
Editorial. Presents information on the reduction of lead times and costs while improving the quality in foundries and the industrial heating industry. Information on how one foundry reduced costs by gainsharing; Explanation of the gainsharing method; Various formulas for gainsharing;...
- 'Time is right' for introducing gainsharing plans.
Doyle, Robert J. // Management Review; Jun83, Vol. 72 Issue 6, p29
Argues that a gainsharing plan is a good way to keep on the lean path while insuring healthy productivity. Involvement of every person in the organization in an effort to improve productivity; Benefits of forced examination of productivity; Creation of teamwork.
- Sustaining savings.
Caliendo, Melinda // njbiz; 4/2/2012, Vol. 25 Issue 14, p7
The article reports that Valley Hospital is still unsure whether it will extend its gain-sharing program after the June 30, 2012 expiration in New Jersey.
- No matter how they price it, logistics providers say they must first understand true costs.
Meachum, Marvin // Traffic World; 6/24/96, Vol. 246 Issue 13, p30
Focuses on pricing options offered by contract logistics companies. Competitiveness of pricing; Fine tuning of profit/cost equation; Gain sharing; Dependence of price on customer's needs.
- Who Gets the Commission?
Hilliard, Tyra W. // Financial & Insurance Meetings; Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p11
The author explains the complexity of a situation wherein a hotel agrees to pay the commission of all room revenue to a third-party meeting planner within 30 days of settlement of the group master bill. She states that such contract clause can get complicated if the group discontinues its...
- Sharing the wealth.
Scott, Lisa // Modern Physician; Feb99, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p44
Reports that legal issues keep physicians and hospitals from entering into gainsharing arrangements. Gainsharing as a part of physician compensation; Factors that make gainsharing deals complex; Fraud-and-abuse laws that need to be considered; Benefits offered by gainsharing for the hospitals,...
- Training for Performance Gainsharing.
Ross, Timothy L.; Hatcher, Larry; Ross, Ruth Ann // Training & Development Journal; Nov87, Vol. 41 Issue 11, p65
Describes the performance gainsharing, an approach to management that encourages employees to use their ingenuity to improve company performance. Companies' giving of financial bonus to employees when gains are made; Elements of a gainsharing plan; Stages of training needs managers experience...
- Feed Formulation For Least Cost of Gain.
McDonough, J.A. // American Journal of Agricultural Economics; Feb71, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p106
Comments on a study regarding a feed formulation for least cost of gain. Information on an LP method of feed formulation derived for solving for the least cost of gain ration; Significance of the study approach to the estimation of property of ration; Sample feeding estimation for animals per...