Pay : why people earn what they earn and what you can do now to make more / Kevin F. Hallock.

Hallock, Kevin F., 1969- [Browse]
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
xiii, 226 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.


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"Common sense, economics and "HR": how to pay Billions of people throughout the world are paid for their work. This book was written to demonstrate why they earn what they earn and, in doing so, to help them understand how they can earn more in the short-run and even more in the longer-run. There are many ways pay is determined across a wide variety of organizations from for-profit firms, to nonprofit organizations, to government agencies. By the time you finish reading this book, you will know how a well-run organization takes its overall strategy and converts that into a system for properly paying people. Then, you can apply the lessons in the book to your own organization and take actions that can lead you to earn more"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-218) and index.
Machine generated contents note: Part I: How Hard Can this Be?: 1. Common sense, economics, and "HR"?: how to pay; 2. Wages, the wage distribution, and wage inequality; 3. The facts: who makes what and what are their characteristics?; 4. The difference between wages and total compensation: is there a difference between employee value of compensation and the cost to companies?; Part II: How Organizations Set Pay Structure and Why: 5. Business strategy and compensation strategy: where you work matters; 6. What's in a job?: job analysis, job evaluation, and internal comparisons; 7. Matching the internal organizational structure to the right market data: how and how much to pay; 8. Paying executives, athletes, entertainers and other 'superstars'; Part III: How People Are Paid Can Mean as Much as How Much They Are Paid: 9. Evaluating performance, incentives, and incentive pay; 10. Stock and stock options; 11. Pay mix: why offer benefits? Would employees prefer cash?; 12. International compensation; 13. Compensation in nonprofit organizations; Part IV: What You Can Do to Make More and Conclusions: 14. What you can do now to make more now and later; 15. Concluding thoughts.
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