Employee Monetary Systems: The Past or Future in Employee Motivation
Mullen, Paul, Industrial Management
I have been an industrial engineer for the past eight years. In the performance of my duties, I work closely with the floor worker and in essence, I relay his or her message to upper management.
For the past three years, I have worked for a textile manufacturer that makes bleached or dyed material into T-shirts or sweat shirts. When I accepted my position as the industrial engineering manager, I had no idea what I was up against. The company had instituted a bonus program several years before my arrival.
In my past assignments, whenever I changed a work standard, there was opposition, especially if the worker was required to produce more units for the same 100 percent …
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Publication information: Article title: Employee Monetary Systems: The Past or Future in Employee Motivation. Contributors: Mullen, Paul - Author. Magazine title: Industrial Management. Volume: 35. Issue: 6 Publication date: November/December 1993. Page number: 6+. © 1999 Institute of Industrial Engineers, Inc. (IIE). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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