The Psychology of Effective Incentive Plans

The Psychology of Effective Incentive Plans By James T. Stodd, SPHR, SHRM-SCP August 1, 2016 When it comes to making our variable pay programs effective, dramatic improvements can be made by applying some core principles from the psychology of motivation. Much of the research and related theory dates back many years to the pioneering work…

Communication and Successful Pay Strategies

Communication and Successful Pay Strategies By James T. Stodd, SPHR, SHRM-SCP March 23, 2016 A lot is being said and written these days about pay transparency and communication from a socioeconomic and regulatory perspective. However, this article is intended to address the need for better pay communication from the broader standpoint of “strategic advantage,” and…