Advantages: Promotes the link between performance and results; pay is based on performance, makes it easy to evaluate individual employees; individuals perform at different levels. Might motivate less productive employees to work harderDisadvantages: May motivate undesirable employee behaviors; individuals can use unethical behavior to achieve rewards, May not fit organizational culture, may hurt team collaboration, many jobs have no direct outputGroup incentives (pros, cons, types)Advantages: promotes better team work; collaboration to work together to achieve the goal, Broadens individual outlook; employee better understands the relationship among jobs and departments, easier to develop than individua incentive programs; one incentive for a department of 20 is easier than 20 individual incentives.
Disadvantages: Social loafing can occur, individual output maybe discounted, group infighting may arise which leads to conflictWorkman’s comp, unemploymentERISA & Retirement BenefitsHealth Insurance TypesOther voluntary benefits (PTO, Sick leave, gyms, food, etc.)Southwest caseWorkplace Safety & Health:OSHA Basics/General Duties ClauseEmployer & Employee Responsibilities under OSHAOSHA Violations & PenaltiesEAPs & EWPsStress (types & causes), BurnoutEthics, CSR, & Sustainability:Ethics, Values, Principles (Basics)Ethical ApproachesLevels of Moral DevelopmentJustifications for Unethical BehaviorCSR & Sustainability (Basics)Theories behind CSRBenefits of CSR & SustainabilityIncentivizing Ethics & Sustainability (Volkswagen)Notable Omissions:Performance Review ProcessPerformance Reviews – validity, reliability, feasibility, acceptabilityStatistical Biases in Performance ReviewsMeasuring Job SatisfactionCodes of ConductCoaching & CounselingMajor Labor LawsSteps in Union OrganizingNFL CaseExpectancy theory & equity theory FSLA & Child LaborJob Evaluations, Pay levels & structureFMLA, ACA, COBRA, HIPPAExecutive Compensation Flexible Benefit PlansOSHA Inspection ProceduresHazardous Waste/SDS
ErgonomicsWorkplace SecurityEA CaseCodes of ethicsCommon Ethical DilemmasLevels of CSR