Managing employee rewards in Mexico

In search of competitive advantage

Authored by: Sergio M. Madero-Gómez , Miguel R. Olivas-Luján

The Routledge Companion to Reward Management

Print publication date:  November  2018
Online publication date:  November  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138294264
eBook ISBN: 9781315231709
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Historically, in Mexico, reward management was seen as an administrative function whose only purpose was to pay employees in exchange for their work activities; a transactional process, within the realm of accountants, with a focus on labour and tax laws. Recently, we have more evidence that this role as well as its relationship with other HR functions can be a source of competitive advantage (Vosburgh 2007; Ulrich et al. 2012; Ulrich 2007; and Lawler and Mohrman 2003). Normatively, designing compensation (or reward management) systems must also evolve to fulfil their strategic roles in the modern, sustainable enterprise.

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