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What if Public Management Reform Actually Works?: The Paradoxical Success of Performance Management in English Local Government

George Boyne, Oliver James, Peter John, and Nicolai Petrovsky

in Paradoxes of Modernization: Unintended Consequences of Public Policy Reform

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199573547
eISBN:
9780191722677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573547.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines the Comprehensive Performance Assessment (CPA) regime in English local government, a scheme introduced in the early 2000s to improve performance across local authorities. A ... More


Executive Remuneration and Employee Performance-Related Pay: A Transatlantic Perspective

Tito Boeri, Claudio Lucifora, and Kevin J. Murphy (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669806
eISBN:
9780191749407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669806.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Part one: The book traces the evolution of executive compensation, its controversies and its resulting regulations, by comparing US and European CEOs. It shows that many features of current executive ... More


Forms of Incentive Pay

Alex Bryson, Richard Freeman, Claudio Lucifora, Michele Pellizzari, and Virginie Pérotin

in Executive Remuneration and Employee Performance-Related Pay: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669806
eISBN:
9780191749407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669806.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Incentives may involve relating employees’ pay to their individual performance, as with piece rates or most sales commissions; or relating pay to the performance of their working group or team; ... More


How Do Economic Incentive Schemes Influence Rationing Decisions by Primary Care Physicians?

Thomas Allen, Matt Sutton, and Richard Cookson

in Fair Resource Allocation and Rationing at the Bedside

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199989447
eISBN:
9780190207489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989447.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter presents results regarding the effectiveness of primary care incentive schemes in the UK for promoting rationing by practitioners. One such scheme was budget holding, which was intended ... More


Agenda 2000, Land Use, and the Environment: Towards a Theory of ‘Environmental’ Property Rights?

Christopher P. Rodgers

in Law and Geography

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199260744
eISBN:
9780191698675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260744.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Since property rights give importance to certain concepts such as designing and providing ‘incentive’ payment schemes to advocate the provision of various services for the environment and how such ... More


Theoretical Implications

Alex Bryson, Richard Freeman, Claudio Lucifora, Michele Pellizzari, and Virginie Pérotin

in Executive Remuneration and Employee Performance-Related Pay: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669806
eISBN:
9780191749407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669806.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Compensation systems based on employee performance are seen as a way to correct some of the imperfections in labour, product, and capital markets that affect the employment relationship. By ... More


Executive Stock Option Programs: The Behavior of CEOS, Firms, and Investors

Robert W. Kolb

in Too Much Is Not Enough: Incentives in Executive Compensation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199829583
eISBN:
9780190258498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199829583.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter examines how various constituencies interact and respond to the incentive-compensation schemes that firms adopt. The major elements of the CEO pay package that vary with the current ... More


Miners and the Scottish Nation: from the 1950s to the 1970s

Jim Phillips

in Scottish Coal Miners in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474452311
eISBN:
9781474465373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452311.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Economic security in the coalfields was strengthened after the closure of Scotland’s largest colliery, Michael in East Fife, in 1967. The moral economy was enforced vigorously by the New Mine ... More


Recovering Meaning by Reforming Organizations and Institutions

Mats Alvesson, Yiannis Gabriel, and Roland Paulsen

in Return to Meaning: A Social Science with Something to Say

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198787099
eISBN:
9780191829161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787099.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter addresses what universities, university departments, and professional institutions can do to support the recovery of meaning in social science research. It examines how the practices of ... More


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