Team Working and Pay

Thompson M | Report 281 | Institute for Employment Studies | Apr 1995

This report examines the evidence and issues relating to team working and team pay, with particular reference to white-collar employees.

Flatter organisational structures, multi-skilling for flexibility, and pressures for improved quality and cost reductions all create the conditions for greater team working. Are concepts of team pay following?

Here is a discussion of what constitutes a team, and how performance pay schemes have been adopted or adapted for teams. It concludes with the issues employers should address when developing team working and pay.