Assignment Questions

1. Critically evaluate the claim that fairness is a pre-requisite for an effective reward system.


2. Given the claimed advantages of job-evaluation schemes, why do not all organizations adopt them?


3. ‘Despite their popularity, variable pay schemes often fail to achieve their objectives.’ Critically assess the possible reasons for this and discuss the implications for organizations.


4. What is strategic about ‘strategic reward’?

 Critically assess the effectiveness of such an approach to reward management.