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Human Resource Management: Measures to resolve rate of pay for salespeople

Imagine that you manage human resources for a small business. You have recently prepared a report on the market rate of pay for salespeople and the company's owner says the market rate is too high. The company cannot afford this level of pay and furthermore, paying that much would cause salespeople to earn more than most of the company's managers.

Suggest three possible measures the company might take to help resolve this conflict.

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Q: Suggest three possible measures the company might take to help resolve this conflict.

For an organization to continue to draw and develop new customers, key individuals are needed to afford and preserve a business's foundation of customers. Currently with economy at and all time low and unemployment at an all time high, perspective employees are almost limitless. Such economic conditions do make it a bit easier to recruit quality employees. However if an organization does not offer benefits to those employees, employee retaining may not be as easy, and the organization will find it harder to remain competitive in today's global marketplace.

If a company is unable (or unwilling) to offer a substantial amount of pay for an employee, an organization can subsidize the pay with offering the prospective employee benefits. Benefits are a great means in attracting and retaining employees, with each employee the company has ...

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In this 546 word solution, three possible measures for a company to take to resolve the conflict of pay is discussed. References are included to enhance student learning.

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