Compensation Research Themes ( Environmental Determinants (Legal…
Compensation Research Themes
minimum wage, fair labor standards, wage laws
economic and tech. factors, expected inflation, unemployment risks, levels of unionization effects
Wages in fed. and state public sectors, steel industry, health care industry, grocery industry
Effects of firm practices, unionization, other characteristics
Job and Group Determinants
Job factors, changes, and groups
Gender and Race Determinants
Gender wage gap and differentials by race
Social skill, task performance, etc.
Tenure, education, training, etc.
Sexual Orientation, mental illness, long term disability, etc.
higher pay levels= positive outcomes
Outcomes of sensitivity
performance, job satisfaction, intent to leave
Firm Outcomes of Compensation
Greater benefit satisfaction= less withdrawal behavior, less turnover, greater org. commitment