Pace of work and piece rates
AbstractUsing cross-industry survey data, I examine how the determinants of the pace of work affect the probability of using piece rates. Internal determinants raise the likelihood of piece rates, while response to external needs lowers the probability.
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Volume (Year): 115 (2012)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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Piece rates; Incentive pay; Job design;
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