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Chapter 8 Compensation Administration

Managing Hospitality Human Resources 4th Edition (357TXT or 357CIN)

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Competencies for Compensation Administration


1. Describe types of compensation and outline the major influences on compensation plans. 2. Describe major content and process theories of motivation and their application to compensation plan design. 3. Outline methods of determining job worth and describe the advantages and disadvantages of each. 4. Describe the steps and identify options for establishing pay structures. 5. Describe current issues in compensation administration.
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Major Influences on Compensation Plans


Cost of living Labor market influences

Union influences
Government influences

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Content Theories of Motivation

Maslows Hierarchy of Needs Theory


Alderfers ERG Theory

Herzbergs Two-Factor Theory


McClellands N-Achievement Theory Economic Man Theory

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Maslows Hierarchy of Needs

Physiological
Safety and security Social Esteem Self-actualization

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Alderfers ERG Theory of Needs


Existence

Relatedness
Growth

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Herzbergs Two-Factor Theory

Hygiene factors (maintenance factors or dissatisfiers)


Motivators (satisfiers)

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McClellands N-Achievement Theory


Achievement

Power
Affiliation

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Process Theories of Motivation


Expectancy Theory Equity Theory Goal Setting Theory Skinners Reinforcement Theory

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Methods of Evaluating Jobs and Determining Pay Scales



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Ranking method Classification method Point method Factor comparison method Skill-based pay
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Company Can Position Itself in These Ways


Pay leader Pay follower Meet the competitors

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