Return of Piecemeal Pay?

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Return of Piecemeal Pay?
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)....Sign up

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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 t...Sign up

Pay for Performance
Mohun Aujayeb, HR Consultant, Mauritius, Member
Pay is central part of the employment contract of every officer. It is important that there is a base pay and a flexible pay based on inproved perform...Sign up

Return of Piecemeal Pay? We Need a Balanced Reward System
Janice Johnson-Lorde, Student (MBA), Trinidad and Tobago, Member
@Mohun Aujayeb: One must always remember that reward for performance includes other aspects. Leventhat (1991) sugge...Sign up

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