Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/148485
Authors: 
Sauermann, Jan
Year of Publication: 
2016
Citation: 
[Journal:] IZA World of Labor [ISSN:] 2054-9571 [Year:] 2016 [Issue:] 260
Abstract: 
Measuring workers’ productivity is important for public policy and private-sector decision-making. Due to a lack of reliable methods to determine workers’ productivity, firms often use specific performance measures, such as how different incentives affect employees’ behavior. The public sector also uses these measures to monitor and evaluate personnel, such as teachers. To select the right performance measures, and as a result design better employment contracts and improve productivity, policymakers and managers need to understand the advantages and disadvantages of the available metrics.
Subjects: 
worker productivity
performance measures
human resource management
JEL: 
J24
M12
D24
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Document Type: 
Article

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