How Heavy Is A Job?: A Critical Survey of Job Evaluation as a Payment Device
AbstractThis paper provides a summary of the purpose, practice and history of job evaluation in its primary role as a compensation system. It critically reviews the implicit assumptions made in the construction and application of the procedure with specific reference to PwC’s evaluation of the salary structure of the Welsh Assembly in 2004.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Economic Studies, University of Dundee in its series Dundee Discussion Papers in Economics with number 259.
Length: 13 pages
Date of creation: Sep 2011
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job evaluation; compensation systems;
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- J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
- J33 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Compensation Packages; Payment Methods
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