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quality incentive

quality incentive

Improving Data Quality: Actors, Incentives, and Capabilities

Interactions Between Incentive Instruments: Contracts and Quality in Processing Tomatoes

Quality Incentives and Supply Chains: Managing Salmonella in Pork Production

Incentive Payments to Encourage Farmer Adoption of Water Quality Protection Practices

Traceability, Liability, and Incentives for Food Safety and Quality

Incentive Effects on Response Rates, Data Quality, and Survey Administration Costs

Risk Sharing, CEO Incentives, and Quality Differentiation in Agricultural Cooperatives: Discussion

Auditor Conservatism, Incentive Compensation, and the Quality of Financial Reporting

Quality indicators and incentive programs for health care improvement

Prepaid Monetary Incentives and Data Quality in Face-to-Face Interviews: Data from the 1996 Survey of Income and Program Participation Incentive Experiment*

Economic Incentives to Improve Water Quality in Agricultural Landscapes: Some New Variations on Old Ideas

Are Choice Experiments Incentive Compatible? A Test with Quality Differentiated Beef Steaks

The Pursuit of Efficiency and Its Unintended Consequences: Contract Withdrawals in the Environmental Quality Incentives Program

Minnesota's Nursing Facility Performance-Based Incentive Payment Program: An Innovative Model for Promoting Care Quality

Do quality incentives change prescribing patterns in primary care? An observational study in Scotland

Incentive systems for food quality control with repeated deliveries: Salmonella control in pork production

The right incentives for high-quality, affordable care: a new form of regulated competition


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The spread of Total Quality Management has led to experiment with payment systems designed to secure worker commitment to quality objectives. Quality incentives are output-based payment systems which usually link a bonus payment to the achievement of a quality objective or target. The latter might be operational (e.g. number of defects and delivery to time) or be based on customer reports (e.g. number of complaints and survey estimates of customer satisfaction). Whilst there are reports of increased use of quality incentives by employers, some commentators question their value and argue that employee commitment to quality goals is best secured through intrinsic motivation and supported by training, direct communication, and empowerment.

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