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The compensation handbook : a state-of-the-art guide to compensation strategy and design
Berger, Lance A.
Fourth edition.
Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill, [2000]

Physical Description:
xiii, 646 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Role of compensation in corporate transformation / Lance A. Berger -- Millennium compensation trends / Dorothy R. Berger -- Evolution of compensation practices / L. Berger -- Compensation : an overview / Martin G. Wolf -- Job analysis and job documentation / Deborah A. Grigson and Gerald W. Stoffel -- Methods of job evaluation / Bernard Ingster -- Compensation surveys / D. Terence Lichty -- Retrieving, manipulating, and analyzing compensation data / Diane Yellin and John Yurkutat -- Developing competitive compensation programs / Bruce I. Spiegel and Trista Slobodzian -- Development of salary structures / Hilary Belanger and Andrew S. Rosen -- Pay for skills, knowledge, and competencies / Gerald E. Ledford, Jr. and Robert L. Heneman -- Relating competencies to pay : a desirable or a dangerous practice? / Duncan Brown -- Budgeting, auditing, and controls systems for salary administration / Bernard Ingster -- Computers and compensation administration / Wolf -- Using information technology for salary budgeting and planning / Anne C. Ilsemann and Mark Simms -- Variable pay : an overview / H. N. (Rug) Altmansberger -- Variable pay : new perspectives / John G. Belcher, Jr. -- Improshare : sharing productivity gains with employees / Mitchell Fein -- Gain sharing : sharing improved performance / Timothy L. Ross and Ruth Ann Ross -- Nonmonetary rewards : cash equivalents and tangible awards / Jerry L. McAdams -- Team-based pay / Steven E. Gross -- Optimizing team-based incentives / Theresa Welbourne and Luis R. Gomez-Mejia -- Increasing sales force effectiveness through compensation / Jerome A. Colletti and Mary S. Fiss -- Role of competencies in sales force success / Jay Jacobsen and Jim Holden -- Executive compensation strategy / Marvin A. Mazer and Eric C. Larre -- Designing and implementing total executive compensation programs / Alan M. Johnson -- Annual incentive plans for management / Peter Chingos -- Long-term incentives / Jeffery S. Hyman -- Executive compensation systems : drivers or results from strategic choices? / Johannes M. Pennings -- Employment agreements / Bruce E. Clouser -- Changing landscape of board remuneration / Pearl Meyer -- Performance measures : an overview -- Gloria A. Nofsinger -- Performance management / Tracey B. Weiss -- Measuring the hard stuff : teams and other hard-to-measure work / Jack Zigon -- Changing measures for changing times / Jack Dolman-Connell -- Performance-based rewards : what are the best practices? / Thomas B. Wilson -- Measuring and assessing top executive performance / Craig Eric Schneier and Douglas G. Shaw -- Merit pay and performance appraisal / Federic W. Cook -- Culture and compensation / Louise R. Fitzgerald -- Passing the baton : connecting compensation, behaviors, culture, and strategy to win / Debra K. Besch and Eugenie S. Dieck -- Rewarding scarce talent / Patricia K. Zingheim -- Gaining a competitive edge by improving the return on human capital / Peter V. LeBlanc -- Role of work-life benefits in the total pay strategy / James F. Kisela -- Establishing global compensation strategies / Sydney R. Robertson -- Expatriate compensation practices / Geoffrey W. Latta -- Global local national compensation practices / Neil K. Coleman.
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This source for compensation information covers topics such as: executive compensation; compensation strategies for attracting and retaining outstanding employees in a tight labour market: how to use compensation to support management goals and organizational strategy; and how to gauge your organization's cultural readiness for a particular compensation approach.

Table of Contents

Lance A. BergerDorothy R. BergerLance A. BergerMartin G. WolfDeborah A. Grigson and Gerald W. StoffelBernard IngsterD. Terence LichtyDiane Yellin and John YurkutatBruce I. Spiegel and Trista SlobodzianHilary Belanger and Andrew S. RosenGerald E. Ledford, Jr. and Robert L. HenemanDuncan BrownBernard IngsterMartin G. WolfAnne C. Ilsemann and Mark SimmsH. N. (Rug) AltmansbergerJohn G. Belcher, Jr.Mitchell FeinTimothy L. Ross and Ruth Ann RossJerry L. McAdamsSteven E. GrossTheresa Welbourne and Luis R. Gomez-MejiaJerome A. Colletti and Mary S. FissJay Jacobsen and Jim HoldenMarvin A. Mazer and Eric C. LarreAlan M. JohnsonPeter ChingosJeffrey S. HymanJohannes M. PenningsBruce E. ClouserPearl MeyerGloria A. NofsingerTracey B. WeissJack ZigonJack Dolman-ConnellThomas B. WilsonCraig Eric Schneier and Douglas G. ShawFrederic W. CookLouise R. FitzgeraldDebra K. Besch and Eugenie S. DieckPatricia K. ZingheimPeter V. LeBlancJames F. KiselaSydney R. RobertsonGeoffrey W. LattaNeil K. Coleman
Prefacep. ix
Contributorsp. xi
Part 1 Introduction
1 The Role of Compensation in Corporate Transformationp. 3
2 Millennium Compensation Trendsp. 17
3 The Evolution of Compensation Practicesp. 27
Part 2 Base Compensation
4 Compensation: An Overviewp. 41
5 Job Analysis and Job Documentationp. 55
6 Methods of Job Evaluationp. 79
7 Compensation Surveysp. 91
8 Retrieving, Manipulating, and Analyzing Compensation Datap. 109
9 Developing Competitive Compensation Programsp. 117
10 The Development of Salary Structuresp. 129
11 Pay for Skills, Knowledge, and Competenciesp. 143
12 Relating Competencies to Pay: A Desirable or a Dangerous Practice?p. 157
13 Budgeting, Auditing, and Controls Systems for Salary Administrationp. 173
14 Computers and Compensation Administrationp. 183
15 Using Information Technology for Salary Budgeting and Planningp. 189
Part 3 Variable Compensation
16 Variable Pay: An Overviewp. 199
17 Variable Pay: New Perspectivesp. 209
18 Improshare: Sharing Productivity Gains with Employeesp. 217
19 Gain Sharing: Sharing Improved Performancep. 227
20 Nonmonetary Rewards: Cash Equivalents and Tangible Awardsp. 241
21 Team-Based Payp. 261
22 Optimizing Team-Based Incentivesp. 275
23 Increasing Sales Force Effectiveness through Compensationp. 291
24 The Role of Competencies in Sales Force Successp. 313
Part 4 Executive Compensation
25 Executive Compensation Strategyp. 327
26 Designing and Implementing Total Executive Compensation Programsp. 339
27 Annual Incentive Plans for Managementp. 349
28 Long-Term Incentivesp. 357
29 Executive Compensation Systems: Drivers or Results from Strategic Choices?p. 373
30 Employment Agreementsp. 391
31 The Changing Landscape of Board Remunerationp. 401
Part 5 Performance and Compensation
32 Performance Measures: An Overviewp. 421
33 Performance Managementp. 429
34 Measuring the Hard Stuff: Teams and Other Hard-to-Measure Workp. 443
35 Changing Measures for Changing Timesp. 467
36 Performance-Based Rewards: What Are the Best Practices?p. 481
37 Measuring and Assessing Top Executive Performancep. 495
38 Merit Pay and Performance Appraisalp. 509
Part 6 Corporate Culture and Compensation
39 Culture and Compensationp. 531
40 Passing the Baton: Connecting Compensation, Behaviors, Culture, and Strategy to Winp. 541
41 Rewarding Scarce Talentp. 551
42 Gaining a Competitive Edge by Improving the Return on Human Capitalp. 567
43 The Role of Work-Life Benefits in the Total Pay Strategyp. 587
Part 7 International Compensation
44 Establishing Global Compensation Strategiesp. 603
45 Expatriate Compensation Practicesp. 609
46 Global Local National Compensation Practicesp. 621
Indexp. 633