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  • n. A compensation system in which companies share the financial value of performance gains, such as productivity, cost savings, or quality, with their workers.


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  • Sacramento, California, involved "gainsharing" -- allowing employees to pocket some of the savings they achieved through cooperative labor-management efforts to cut costs.

    National Performance Review Report Chapter

  • Of course, the financial types will often resist the notion of gainsharing, afraid of giving away "free money" and dubious that the approach will really work for the company.

    Supply Chain Digest

  • In their effort to reduce waste and unnecessary costs, some in Congress have proposed mechanisms called "gainsharing" and rewarding physicians for "efficiency."

    Kathy Kastan: Gainsharing

  • The term "gainsharing" refers to incentive systems that allocate some portion of savings resulting from gains in productivity to the workers who produce those gains.

    Executive Order 12902 On Energy And Water Conservation

  • Our worker's compensation division bribes adjusters and doctors with undefined "gainsharing" bonuses, which is akin to putting a target and a bounty on the backs of the disabled because they represent a larger liability and a longterm payout.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • As a case in point, when we see perfect mortality scores as a result of "gainsharing" arrangements we must ask ourselves, what has been sacrificed in the name of outcome perfection?

    Dr. Wes

  • "gainsharing," that is, retaining some portion of their collections.

    Npr Monograph On Financial Management Part B

  • "gainsharing" will align doctors' incentives with broader cost-cutting goals.

    NYT > Home Page

  • In such an unparalleled time of medical advancement, no patient should suffer needlessly or risk their life simply due to lack of access -- which is exactly what could happen with gainsharing and physician profiling.

    Kathy Kastan: Gainsharing

  • In the Buck survey, 30 percent of companies used lump-sum merit increases and 15 percent used "gainsharing."

    The Myth Of Cyber Inequality


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