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piece rate

[′pēs ‚rāt]
(industrial engineering)
Wages paid per unit of production.
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Based on the results of the present research, the straight piece-rate and the differential piece-rate with goal attainment step bonus are effective techniques for motivating high job performance, although each system has its advantages and disadvantages.
We estimate this proportion to be negligible, suggesting that the observed piece-rate contract was an effective means of inducing worker effort within a firm composed of heterogeneous workers.
Additional household size incentives are examined in the Piece-Rate section.
In his decree, President Aristide specifically banned the sort of piece-rate abuses that are common at Quality Garments and factories like it.
When Taylor published Shop Management in 1903, he was already emphasizing knowledge of the task gained through scientific analysis, which he expressed as standard times, rather than a piece-rate system, as the best way to increase wages (Taylor, 1947, Shop, pp.
Practices related to recruitment, training, the organisation and allocation of work, the negotiation of piece-rate prices, supervision, the payment system and the pace of work are discussed.
Standards for identifying diagnoses (ICD-9-CM) and procedures (ICD-9-CM and CPT4) are fairly well developed and are widely used by providers, because most providers in the civilian health care system are paid for their services on a piece-rate, fee-for-service basis that requires identification of diagnoses and procedures for payment.
The policy also looks to extend the scope and coverage of Sindh Employees' Social Security Act 2015 and Sindh Workers' Welfare Fund Act 2015 to all formal, informal, contract, piece-rate, home-based and seasonal workers in all sectors of the economy.
The employer paid workers a piece-rate based on their production without regard to the number of hours they worked.
Goldin (1986), Brown (1990), Heywood, Siebert, and Wei (1997), Heywood and Jirjahn (2002), and Jirjahn and Stephan (2004) provide current as well as historical evidence on the various reasons why females work more often under piece-rate schemes: piece-rates were historically used as a substitute for monitoring and women had higher turnover/shorter expected tenure; piece-rates also respond to a higher need for flexibility among women because of family constraints; they lessen the possibility of discrimination because they are based on objective performance measurement.
com released the new version of its easy-to-use payroll software, ezPaycheck and made it easier and simpler to write piece-rate paychecks.
Piece-rate performance incentives have been studied a handful of times particularly in conjunction with improving childhood immunization or well-child visit rates (Chien, Conti, and Pollack 2007b).