Examine the limitations of merit pay programs to determine which limitation is the most difficult to overcom

“Seniority versus Merit Pay

  •  Compare and contrast seniority (longevity) pay with merit pay. Determine the advantages and disadvantages of each, including specific examples to support your response.
  • From the e-Activity, determine which type of pay structure would benefit the company or organization the most. Provide your rationale.(Remember: the e-Activity involves research, which means you need to include a citation(s) for your research.)

“The Pay-for-Performance Link

  • Analyze the link between well-designed performance appraisals and merit pay and make at least two (2) recommendations for improving the strength of that link across the greatest number or organizations. Provide your rationale.
  • Examine the limitations of merit pay programs to determine which limitation is the most difficult to overcome and suggest ways to overcome these limitations. Provide specific examples to support your response.