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Compensation: Theory, Evidence, and Strategic Implications provides a comprehensive, research-based review of both the determinants and effects of compensation. Combining theory and research from a variety of disciplines, authors Barry Gerhart and Sara L. Rynes examine the three major compensation decisions–pay level, pay structure, and pay delivery systems. provides a comprehensive, research-based review of both the determinants and effects of compensation. Combining theory and research from a variety of disciplines, authors Barry Gerhart and Sara L. Rynes examine the three major compensation decisions–pay level, pay structure, and pay delivery systems.Primarily intended for graduate students in human resource management, psychology, and organizational behavior courses, this book is also an invaluable reference for compensation management consultants and organizational development specialists.

Toward the Future
Toward the future

Several broad goals have guided the development of this book. First, we sought to summarize the current status of theory and research on compensation and its effects on individuals and organizations. While doing so, our second goal was to integrate developments from multiple disciplines in the hope of directing researchers to relevant work in areas other than their own. To that end, we have drawn from psychology, economics, management, and to a lesser degree, sociology. Our third goal has been to use the current status of research and theory as a departure point for suggesting the most likely ways of advancing the field through future research.

We began our book by raising a number of key questions that guided us in ...

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