There are numerous theories that link higher performance with higher pay, and other theories that indicate higher performance is not necessarily a function of higher pay. Discuss how higher pay affects performance, including within the short-term and long-term, and whether pay is a good tool to utilize to raise employee performance. Then answer the following two questions using the question and answer (Q&A) format; include the original question along with your response. Within your post, support your responses with information from at least one peer-reviewed/scholarly source (not older than 3-5 years) from the CSU Global online library or the internet, and provide the full citation at the end. Use APA guidelines to format your references.
- Identify and define one theory on motivation.
- How can this theory be applied to make a compensation practice effective?
Your initial posting should be well-researched, contain at least 300 words