How to… Manage Incentives

Posted in : How To... with Dr. Gerry McMahon on 26 June 2018
Dr. Gerry McMahon
Productive Personnel Ltd
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It is apparent from research undertaken at the University of Limerick that financial incentive schemes are common practice in workplaces across Ireland – especially for managerial, professional\technical and clerical\administrative grades. This finding is substantiated by evidence from a host of recently reported private sector pay settlements and surveys, confirming that performance or variable pay is a popular people management practice. In fact, it has even been adjudged by the Labour Court to be a ‘condition of employment’ (LCR19684), though in 2012 the High Court held that an IFSC-based finance company had absolute discretion to award a bonus, though this discretion must be exercised

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Dr. Gerry McMahon
Productive Personnel Ltd

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