wages, high involvement management, high performance work system, performance-related pay, training

Does Higher Involvement Lead to Higher Pay?

Seminar at University of St Gallen, Switzerland: Using nationally representative survey data for Finnish employees linked to register data on their wages and work histories we find wage effects of high involvement management (HIM) practices are generally positive and significant. However, employees with better wage and work histories are more likely to enter HIM jobs. The wage premium falls substantially having accounted for employees' work histories suggesting that existing studies' estimates are upwardly biased due to positive selection into HIM.