Title

Reward Systems for Staff in Higher Education Institutions: Reward Systems for Staff in Higher Education Institutions: Case Studies of 15 Higher Education Institutions in Colorado

Date of Award

6-2-2014

Document Type

Capstone Project

Disciplines

Leadership and Organizations

Degree Name

Master of Professional Studies

Department

Leadership & Organizations

Advisor

Patricia Greer

Keywords

reward systems; higher education; Staffing

Abstract

Responsive, creative reward systems recognize and incentivize employee performance and behavior. By establishing a clear connection between behavior and performance with rewards, employees identify and understand the ways in which their work relates to the organization's mission. Higher education institution culture (IHE) ascribes value to affiliations, achievements, and professional growth. The capstone project focused on an examination of existing reward systems for staff at 15 IHEs in Colorado to identify components and others with the potential for adoption. The researcher employed a descriptive content analysis methodology to conduct a systematic, objective analysis of the reward systems. She analyzed the documents and coded them according to 45 variables in order to compile a set of reward system components.

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