The high cost of low wages: Does maquiladora compensation reduce turnover?

Janice S. Miller, Peter Hom, Luis Gomez-Mejia

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Abstract

We determined which compensation practices of American-owned plants in Mexico reduced turnover. Regression revealed that profit-sharing and saving plans lowered turnover, while most pay forms did not. We discussed these findings within a national culture approach to compensation administration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)585-595
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of International Business Studies
Volume32
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2001

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Wages
Costs
Profitability
Compensation and Redress
Maquiladora
Turnover
Profit sharing
National cultures
Mexico

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)
  • Business and International Management
  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Strategy and Management
  • Economics and Econometrics

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The high cost of low wages : Does maquiladora compensation reduce turnover? / Miller, Janice S.; Hom, Peter; Gomez-Mejia, Luis.

In: Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 32, No. 3, 09.2001, p. 585-595.

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