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Taylor's Theory
Workers are paid according to the number of items they produce in a set period of time=> piece-rate pay. As a result, workers are encouraged to work hard and to maximise their productivity.
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Maslow's Theory
Physiological needs-> safety needs-> social needs-> self-esteem-> self-fulfillment
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Herzberg's Theory
He argued that there were certain factors that a business could introduce that would directly motivate employees to work harder. There were also factors that would de-motivate an employee if not present.
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Mcgregor's Theory
Theory X are individuals who dislike work and avoid it where possible and impose a management system of control and punishment. Theory Y is characterised to consider effort at work and create an environment to show off their creativity.
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What is the Equal Pay act and when was it introduced?
Women are paid the same when they do the same work. 1970
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What is the Race Relations act and when was it introduced?
People cannot be treated differently based on race, nationality, etc. 1976
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What is the Sex Discrimination act and when was it introduced?
Stops discrimination on gender. 1975
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What is the Health and Safety at Work act and when was it introduced?
Employer is responsible for protecting workers from danger in the workplace. 1974
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What is the Minimum Wage act and when was it introduced?
Minimum wage set for 16-17, 18-21 and 22+ to avoid exploitation. 1997
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What is the Employment Rights act and when was it introduced?
A written contract of work with a job title, hours, etc and must be given to workers within 2 months of starting. 1996
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What is the Disability Discrimination act and when was it introduced?
Employers cannot discriminate against the disabled when recruiting or in in the workplace. 1995
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