Companies appear to have gained a better sense of how to set reasonable targets with effective metrics that serve investors.
Strawberry farmers demonstrate how proper financial incentives can benefit both the workforce and the company's bottom line.
We want to separate two processes: performance management with a focus on developing people, and merit raises based on an employee’s contributions to our business success. How do I proceed? And what are the benefits of doing so?
—New and Improved, nonprofit, Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Even with the best-designed programs, companies face challenges in making incentive and merit-pay programs effective in today's economy.