Strategic Compensation A Human Resource Management Approach

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2016-01-03
  • Publisher: Pearson

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For courses in Human Resource Management.


Connecting Art and Science in Compensation Practices

Strategic Compensation: A Human Resource Management Approach demonstrates the art and science of compensation practice and its role in a company’s competitive advantage. Through focused activities and supporting course material, readers build a solid foundation to become proficient compensation professionals.


The Ninth Edition focuses on the context of compensation practice, the criteria used to compensate employees, compensation system design issues, employee benefits, the challenges of compensating key strategic employee groups, and pay and benefits around the world, preparing readers to assume the roles of successful compensation professionals.


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Table of Contents

PART 1: Setting the Stage for Strategic Compensation

1. Strategic Compensation: A Component of Human Resource Systems

2. Contextual Influences on Compensation Practice


PART 2: Bases for Pay

3. Seniority Pay and Merit Pay

4. Incentive Pay

5. Person-Focused Pay


PART 3: Designing Compensation Systems

6. Building Internally Consistent Compensation Systems

7. Market-Competitive Compensation Systems

8. Building Pay Structures that Recognize Employee Contributions


PART 4: Employee Benefits

9. Discretionary Benefits

10. Legally-Required Benefits


PART 5: Contemporary Strategic Compensation Challenges

11. Compensating Executives

12. Compensating the Flexible Workforce


PART 6: Compensation Around the World

13. Compensating Expatriates

14. Pay and Benefits outside the United States



15. Challenges Facing Compensation Professionals

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