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Digging for incentive plan gold

By Joe Nunes
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/02/2001

The Internet offers HR professionals a wealth of information on incentive plans — handing out cash has never been so easy.

Are incentive plans worth it?

To fully enjoy this article, you will need to separately view or print the graphics using Adobe. The question asked herein is, “Why design and implement an incentive plan?” The design work is expensive, implementation is disruptive and paying out incentives can be costly. Is there a return on investment? I won’t spoil the surprise by telling you the answers. Regardless of whether you agree or disagree with the findings, there is an excellent list of “lessons learned” at the end of the article.