Profit Sharing & Ownership: Features & Criticisms


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Which of the following represents a common type of profit sharing arrangement with employees?

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1. How does gainsharing differ from profit sharing?

2. How can profit sharing be an advantageous strategy for a company to adopt?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and associated worksheet will let you know within minutes if you need to improve your knowledge of profit sharing and ownership. See how well you know profit sharing pros and cons, examples and types.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will assess your knowledge of:

  • Meaning of profit sharing
  • Examples of profit sharing
  • Profit sharing advantages
  • Drawbacks associated with profit sharing
  • From the employee's point of view, external factors that affect profit sharing plans

Skills Practiced

You will use such skills as:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding profit sharing features and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding examples of profit sharing
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify drawbacks associated with profit sharing

Additional Learning

A source of more information on this topic is the lesson named Profit Sharing & Ownership: Features & Criticisms. This lesson looks at:

  • Attraction of top level talent
  • New view by employees of their personal production
  • Relationship to merit of the employee