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The author highlights the different approaches to incentive taken by management and labor. He discusses the “tests of fairness” for incentive standards, and reviews them from management’s perspective. Arbitrator Davis…

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The author’s view is that the “central problem in the determination of most wage disputes under wage incentive payment plans is the dispute over the production standard.” He discusses the…

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A description of how Continental Airlines achieved a turn-around in efficiency by aligning the interests of employees, customers and stockholders: process and technological changes were accompanied by changes in organizational…

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Arbitration of wage incentives: Three perspectives

Milton Rubin discusses the arbitration of pay for production work standards and work measurement, including time studies and work standards. Alfred Dybeck discusses the arbitration of wage incentive issues in…

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Posits that wage incentives should properly compensate the individual or group for added output attributable to only the individual or group, and not for added output attributable to managerial improvements….

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Discussion of wage incentives, defined as all monetary payments made to employees as an encouragement to perform work. The author divides the discussion into two parts: contract interpretation and factual…

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Incentive Problems workshop

The theory and application of methods and standards engineering in incentive arbitration cases are described.

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