Latest Incentive Stories

2011-09-10 07:00:00

Kenara Capital acquired ultra-luxurious villas designed to be used as incentives for employee production. The villa purchase also comes with credits at the onsite dental clinic so employees can improve their smiles while enjoying a vacation in a Central American hot spot. Guanacaste, Costa Rica (PRWEB) September 10, 2011 Finding the right way to motivate employees is a never-ending pursuit. But Kenara Capital has created a new frontier in employee incentives: A luxury vacation complete with...

2011-09-07 12:24:52

There is growing use of financial incentives in many countries to reward primary care practitioners who improve the quality of their services. After reviewing all available data in a Cochrane Systematic Review, a team of researchers found insufficient evidence to either support or refute the practice. They conclude that policymakers need to proceed with caution before setting up an incentive scheme and think carefully about the way it is designed. There are hundreds of schemes in the USA,...

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