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Is Your Rewards Program Fair?

We all know that employee perceptions of reward fairness are strongly related to employee attitudes, behaviors and performance. But itís less clear what impact reward practices have on these perceptions. In other words, do certain types of reward programs or policies more closely align with perceptions of fairness than other programs or policies? To survive (and thrive), organizations need to ensure that reward programs are rooted in principles of fairness in order to motivate and engage employees from different backgrounds and experiences. The challenges of creating a fair reward system become even more pronounced as organizations develop a global presence and attempt to integrate reward strategies across countries with different legislative requirements, traditions and cultures and accepted business and norms. A new study by Hay Group and World@Work examines how management defines what constitutes fair rewards and the tools reward professionals use to create reward programs, policies and structures that are perceived as fair. Read more >