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Master of Business Admin
This paper examines the philosophy of Dr. W. Edwards Deming to determine what principles of that philosophy should apply to selecting a bonus compensation plan. All types of bonus plans, including the following incentive bonus plans individual incentive, group incentive, gain sharing, profit sharing and pay-for-knowledge are examined to determine which meet the Deming principles.
Whittemore, F. Case, "Are bonuses compatible with the Deming philosophy?" (1990). Master's Theses. 1135.