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Human Resources Management

Compensation

1990

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Introduction: Do Compensation Policies Matter?, Ronald G. Ehrenberg Feb 1990

Introduction: Do Compensation Policies Matter?, Ronald G. Ehrenberg

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[Excerpt] The papers in this volume should give the reader a sense of the exciting empirical research that has recently taken place on compensation-related issues. As a set, these papers considerably expand our empirical evidence on the effects of compensation policies. Several papers show that executive compensation is structured in a way that at least implicitly ties executive compensation changes to measures of corporate performance, and —crucially—that doing so leads to improved corporate performance (Leonard, Murphy/Gibbons, Abowd). Others show that compensation systems that pay workers for performance, in the sense of providing explicit or implicit incentives for high ...