When Pay is Kept Secret, the Implications on Performance are Revealing
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Belogolovsky, Elena; Bamberger, Peter
Key Findings Pay secrecy (in contrast to pay transparency) negatively affects the performance of individuals who are less tolerant to inequity; Pay secrecy negatively affects the perception of the link between performance and pay in individuals intolerant to equity, which in turn, decreases their performance; In contrast, pay secrecy is associated with significantly better task performance than pay transparency for individuals who are more tolerant to inequity.
pay secrecy; pay transparency; performance; pay inequity