The Resource Performance measurement, evaluation, and incentives, edited by William J. Bruns, Jr

Performance measurement, evaluation, and incentives, edited by William J. Bruns, Jr

Label
Performance measurement, evaluation, and incentives
Title
Performance measurement, evaluation, and incentives
Statement of responsibility
edited by William J. Bruns, Jr
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The ability to measure and reward the performance of managers and business units is critical to organizations of all kinds. There is scanty academic literature, however, about how these systems actually function in companies today. To address these issues, a colloquium was held at the Harvard Business School in June 1990 to discuss the results of field research conducted by a group of academics working in these areas. Performance Measurement, Evaluation, and Incentives
  • presents their findings. These field studies will greatly enrich both managers' and academics' understanding of the problems managers encounter as they attempt to measure and evaluate performance. In Part I, contributors discuss procedures and systems for evaluating performance and providing incentives. Bruns and McKinnon look at one effect of performance evaluation schemes in twelve corporations in the United States and Canada; Murphy analyzes the much-admired Merck
  • Performance Appraisal Program as it evolved since its inception in 1978; Merchant and Riccaboni look at the implementation of incentive compensation by the Fiat Group in Italy; Otley concentrates on the introduction of incentive compensation to the branch network major British bank; Baker and Wruck discuss change in incentives that were introduced after a leveraged buyout; and Bento and Ferreira appraise the importance of organizational culture to evaluation and
  • incentive schemes. Part II focuses on issues that arise from the ways in which work is organized. Lazear considers the provocative question of "what is a job?" in his study of data from one firm over a 13-year period; Mohrman, Mohrman, and Lawler present a contrasting view in their study of three organizations that redesigned systems for group performance. These two papers provide a comprehensive summary of issues that are of particular interest today as companies
  • reorganize, downsize, and restructure work to make better use of new technologies or adapt to changing conditions. Part III reports on special problems that complicate attempts to measure performance. Euske looks at some issues involved in defining control mechanisms and performance measures in profit and nonprofit institutions with objectives that are not well defined. Verma examines total-factor productivity measurement at Ethyl Corporation and its usefulness to
  • management. Unlike academic models, these field studies vividly reveal the complex cultural and organizational environments in which performance measurements are made and evaluated. The observations and conclusions not only describe how organizations are coping with these difficult issues today, but also add to a research agenda that may enable theory and practice to come together to improve organizational and individual performance, and to make more effective use of
  • incentives
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HF5549.5.R3
LC item number
P477 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bruns, William J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Employees
  • Employee motivation
  • Incentives in industry
  • Arbeidsmotivatie
  • Werknemers
  • Prestatiebeloning
  • Personnel
  • Personnel
  • Stimulants dans l'industrie
  • Personnel
  • Personnel
  • Stimulants dans l'industrie
  • Motivation au travail
  • Appréciation du personnel
  • Employees
  • Employee motivation
  • Incentives in industry
  • Employee motivation
  • Employees
  • Incentives in industry
  • Motivation
  • Führungsstil
  • Arbeitsbewertung
  • Arbeitsleistung
Label
Performance measurement, evaluation, and incentives, edited by William J. Bruns, Jr
Link
https://archive.org/details/performancemeasu0000unse
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Rev. papers from a colloquium held at the Harvard Business School, June 25-26, 1990
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Performance evaluation and managers' descriptions of tasks and activities / William J. Bruns, Jr., Sharon M. McKinnon -- Performance measurement and appraisal: motivating managers to identify and reward performance / Kevin J. Murphy -- Evolution of performance-based management incentives at the Fiat Group / Kenneth A. Merchant, Angelo Riccaboni -- United Bank: a case study on the implementation of a performance-related reward scheme / David Otley -- Organizational changes and value creation in leveraged buyouts: the case of the O.M. Scott & Sons Company / George P. Baker, Kearn H. Wruck
  • Incentive pay and organizational culture / Regina R. Bento, Lourdes D. Ferreira -- The job as a concept / Edward P. Lazear -- The performance management of teams / Allan M. Mohrman, Jr., Susan Albers Mohrman, Edward E. Lawler III -- An examination of control mechanisms in organizations with ill-defined technology and output / K.J. Euske -- Total-factor productivity measurement, pertinent or passé? / Kiran Verma
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
vi, 310 p.
Isbn
9780875843506
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
91044880
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)25025548
  • (OCoLC)ocm25025548
Label
Performance measurement, evaluation, and incentives, edited by William J. Bruns, Jr
Link
https://archive.org/details/performancemeasu0000unse
Publication
Note
Rev. papers from a colloquium held at the Harvard Business School, June 25-26, 1990
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Performance evaluation and managers' descriptions of tasks and activities / William J. Bruns, Jr., Sharon M. McKinnon -- Performance measurement and appraisal: motivating managers to identify and reward performance / Kevin J. Murphy -- Evolution of performance-based management incentives at the Fiat Group / Kenneth A. Merchant, Angelo Riccaboni -- United Bank: a case study on the implementation of a performance-related reward scheme / David Otley -- Organizational changes and value creation in leveraged buyouts: the case of the O.M. Scott & Sons Company / George P. Baker, Kearn H. Wruck
  • Incentive pay and organizational culture / Regina R. Bento, Lourdes D. Ferreira -- The job as a concept / Edward P. Lazear -- The performance management of teams / Allan M. Mohrman, Jr., Susan Albers Mohrman, Edward E. Lawler III -- An examination of control mechanisms in organizations with ill-defined technology and output / K.J. Euske -- Total-factor productivity measurement, pertinent or passé? / Kiran Verma
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
vi, 310 p.
Isbn
9780875843506
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
91044880
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)25025548
  • (OCoLC)ocm25025548

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