ERIC Number: EJ277548
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Apr
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Why the Merit Pay System Failed in the Federal Government.
Silverman, Buddy Robert S.
Personnel Journal, v62 n4 p294-97,300-02 Apr 1983
Discusses the implementation of the merit pay system in the federal government and the ten unsurmountable problems that caused it to fail; i.e., unintended statutory provisions, open-ended regulations, novice technical assistance, drifting implementation policies, administrative errors, complicated systems, inconsistent employee treatment, motivational factors, managerial pay compression, and simultaneous budget reductions. (JOW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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