Does it work? evaluating a new pay system
Corby, Susan, White, Geoff, Dennison, Paul and Douglas, Fiona (2002) Does it work? evaluating a new pay system. University of Greenwich, Greenwich, London, UK. ISBN 1861661878
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This report focuses on the evaluation of the impact of new pay systems in large, unionised multi-site organisations by the organisations themselves. Evaluation of the effectiveness of a pay system, however, does not take place in a vacuum and relates to the aims and objectives of the pay system concerned. Moreover, evaluation is not an end in itself. It is, therefore, relevant to consider if any further steps were taken as a result of evaluation. Accordingly our research questions were:
• What were the aims and objectives of organisations when introducing new pay arrangements?
• What data did organisations collect and review to inform their evaluation?
• What steps have organisations taken as a result of their evaluation?
We re-appraised our data from 10 NHS trusts in England which had introduced some innovations in pay and grading in the 1990s. Additionally, we looked at seven multi-site unionised organisations outside the NHS in both the public and private sectors, which had recently made changes to their reward systems, carrying out interviews and inspecting documents.
The main output is a template for the evaluation of Agenda for Change by NHS organisations.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||remuneration, pay system, reward system, unions|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor|
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Business|
School of Business > Work & Employment Research Unit
School of Business > Department of Systems Management & Strategy
|Last Modified:||31 Mar 2011 18:21|
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