Successful Introducing Performance-based Reward Systems within Collectivistic National Cultures
The case study found that employees in the collectivistic culture of Serbia "expressed satisfaction and great level of acceptance of performance-based pay. Employees expressed dissatisfaction only with the size of individual incentives, in a way that they should be larger. The main source of employees` pay dissatisfaction is the perceived internal inequity resulting from job evaluation and large span of base pay range. If span of base pay range is lower, and base pay differences are lower, findings indicate that the performance-based pay may be well accepted even within collectivistic contexts."
The study suggests "that it is possible to introduce the performance-based reward system within collectivistic cultural context, but under specific conditions. These conditions are related to the requirement to avoid a large span of pay range."
Biljana Bogicevic Milikic: Introducing Performance-based Reward Systems within Collectivistic National Cultures. In:
C. H. Antoni et al. (Eds.) Pay and Reward Systems in Organizations - Theoretical Approaches and Empirical Outcomes. Pabst, Lengerich/Berlin 2011, 168 pages, ISBN 978-3-89967-725-6
M. Vartiainen et al. (Eds.) Reward Management - Facts and Trends in Europe. Pabst, Lengerich/Berlin 2009, 300 pages, ISBN 978-3-89967-479-8
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