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Return of Piecemeal Pay?
Barbara
It's been a while since the days of the industrial revolution when workers were rewarded for their output or even by the piece. But Tamara J. Erikson predicts a possible return of non-time-based pay in the form of task-based pay. Generation Y people (borne since 1980) are good at working on specific tasks and like working on projects during irregular hours - anytime, anywhere. Erikson believes that knowledge workers also might like institutionalizing their in fact already task-oriented jobs. (source: HBR Feb 2008, p 19).
 

 
Pay for Performance
David Wilson, Manager, Canada, Premium Member
Hi Barbara, in the early 1900's, individual pay rates were quite common. In the mid to late 1900's, "equal pay for work of equal value" seemed to be the trend (at least in western countries). In the 21st century, pay for performance appears to be popular. With bonuses and individual treatment for pay, I agree we have taken a step back to the past.
 

 
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Mohun Aujayeb, HR Consultant, Mauritius, Member
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Janice Johnson-Lorde, Student (MBA), Trinidad and Tobago, Member
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