The relationship between pay and productivity


CFOs are expected to source commodities for the lowest possible price. But that strategy is not transferable to human resources – an employee’s value to the company in terms of engagement and productivity depends on how fairly they believe they are being treated. Writing in Fast Company, Rodd Wagner highlights a survey finding that 92% of employees who feel that their company is helping them to reach their individual financial goals, also said their jobs bring out their best ideas.