Variable Pay Plans: A Management Tool to Drive Business Results

SHRM 2013 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: This session will review the steps involved in designing, implementing and communicating variable incentive plans.
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An effective variable pay plan ensures employees focus their efforts on those areas critical to business success, and assists in promoting a pay for performance culture. This session will provide the skills and knowledge needed to develop an effective variable pay plan. We will review why variable pay is on the rise, the types of variable pay programs and examples of each, and identify seven key decisions to make when designing incentive plans.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 10:45am to 12:00pm

Debbi Davidson


Debbi Davidson is a Senior Human Resources Consultant with Willis’s HR Partner practice in Atlanta. She provides consultation and guidance to clients in the areas of compensation design, human resources strategy, total rewards, performance management, training and development, and market/best practice research.

Prior to joining Willis, Debbi was a Principal/Senior Consultant with Mercer and PricewaterhouseCoopers where she consulted with clients on a variety of compensation issues. Prior to her consulting experience, Debbi was Director of Human Resources for Rollins, Inc. and Human Resources Manager for Computer Sciences Corporation.

Debbi holds a BS degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations from Auburn University and a MA degree in Human Resources Management from the University of Houston - Clear Lake. She is a Certified Compensation Professional with WorldatWork.

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Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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