Title: An examination of Jaques' Felt Fair Pay Construct among owners of small to medium sized enterprises in Switzerland

Authors: Shawn M. Carraher

Addresses: Virginia Brewczynski Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies, Cameron University, School of Business, 2800 West Gore Blvd, Lawton, OK 73505, USA

Abstract: This study tests a portion of Jaques| theory of equitable payment using a sample of 330 small to medium sized business owners in Switzerland. Results support Jaques| proposition about who would be satisfied with their pay level and who would be dissatisfied with their pay.

Keywords: equitable payment; Jaques theory; small and medium-sized enterprises; SMEs; Switzerland; pay levels; entrepreneurship; employee compensation; pay satisfaction; pay dissatisfaction.

DOI: 10.1504/JIBED.2006.011954

Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development, 2006 Vol.3 No.1/2, pp.109 - 120

Published online: 04 Jan 2007 *

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