incentive

(redirected from Performance Incentives)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

in·cen·tive

 (ĭn-sĕn′tĭv)
n.
Something, such as the fear of punishment or the expectation of reward, that induces action or motivates effort.
adj.
Serving to induce or motivate: an incentive bonus for high productivity.

[Middle English, from Late Latin incentīvum, from neuter of incentīvus, inciting, from Latin, setting the tune, from incentus, past participle of incinere, to sound : in-, intensive pref.; see in-2 + canere, to sing; see kan- in Indo-European roots.]

incentive

(ɪnˈsɛntɪv)
n
1. a motivating influence; stimulus
2. (Commerce)
a. an additional payment made to employees as a means of increasing production
b. (as modifier): an incentive scheme.
adj
serving to incite to action
[C15: from Late Latin incentīvus (adj), from Latin: striking up, setting the tune, from incinere to sing, from in-2 + canere to sing]
inˈcentively adv

in•cen•tive

(ɪnˈsɛn tɪv)

n.
1. something that incites or tends to incite to action or greater effort.
adj.
2. inciting, as to action.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Late Latin incentīvus provocative, Latin: setting the tune, derivative of incentus, past participle of incinere to play (an instrument, tunes) =in- in-2 + canere to sing]
in•cen′tive•ly, adv.
syn: See motive.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.incentive - a positive motivational influenceincentive - a positive motivational influence  
rational motive - a motive that can be defended by reasoning or logical argument
dynamic, moral force - an efficient incentive; "they hoped it would act as a spiritual dynamic on all churches"
deterrence, disincentive - a negative motivational influence
2.incentive - an additional payment (or other remuneration) to employees as a means of increasing output
premium - a prize, bonus, or award given as an inducement to purchase products, enter competitions initiated by business interests, etc.; "they encouraged customers with a premium for loyal patronage"
incentive program, incentive scheme - a formal scheme for inducing someone (as employees) to do something
dividend - a bonus; something extra (especially a share of a surplus)
sales incentive - remuneration offered to a salesperson for exceeding some predetermined sales goal
payment - a sum of money paid or a claim discharged

incentive

noun inducement, motive, encouragement, urge, come-on (informal), spur, lure, bait, motivation, carrot (informal), impulse, stimulus, impetus, stimulant, goad, incitement, enticement There is little incentive to adopt such measures.
warning, deterrent, disincentive, discouragement, dissuasion

incentive

noun
Something that causes and encourages a given response:
Translations
بَاعِثٌحافِز، باعِث
podnětpopudstimul
incitamenttilskyndelse
AnreizAnspornIncentive
kannustin
poticaj
hvatningar-, örvandi
奨励
장려금
paskata
pamudinājumsstimuls
incitament
สิ่งกระตุ้น
teşvikteşvik edici şey
phần thưởng khích lệ

incentive

[ɪnˈsentɪv]
A. Nincentivo m, estímulo m
an incentive to work harderun incentivo or estímulo para trabajar más
as an added incentive, they paid her airfarecomo incentivo adicional, le pagaron el billete de avión
they have no incentive to get a jobno tienen ningún incentivo para encontrar trabajo
production incentiveincentivo m a la producción
B. CPD incentive bonus Nprima f de incentivación
incentive payment Nincentivo m económico
incentive scheme Nplan m de incentivos

incentive

[ɪnˈsɛntɪv] n (= inducement) → encouragement m, motivation f; (for investor)perspective f de gains
an incentive to do sth → une incitation à faire qch
an incentive for sb to do sth → une incitation pour qn à faire qch
to have no incentive to do sth → ne pas être incité(e) à faire qch
There is no incentive to work → Il n'y a rien qui incite à travailler.
tax incentives → incitations fiscalesincentive bonus incentive payment nprime f de rendementincentive scheme incentive plan, incentive system nsystème m de primes d'encouragement

incentive

nAnreiz m; this will give them a bit of an incentivedas wird ihnen einen gewissen Anreiz or Ansporn geben; they have little incentive to keep goingihnen fehlt der Anreiz durchzuhalten; financial/economic incentivesfinanzielle/wirtschaftliche Anreize pl; incentive bonus paymentLeistungszulage f; incentive scheme (Ind) → Anreizsystem nt

incentive

[ɪnˈsɛntɪv] nincentivo
there is no incentive to work → non c'è alcun incentivo al lavoro
it gave me an incentive → mi è servito da incentivo

incentive

(inˈsentiv) noun
something that encourages etc. Hope of promotion was an incentive to hard work.

incentive

بَاعِثٌ podnět incitament Anreiz κίνητρο incentivo kannustin encouragement poticaj incentivo 奨励 장려금 stimulans incentiv zachęta incentivo стимул incitament สิ่งกระตุ้น teşvik phần thưởng khích lệ 激励

in·cen·tive

n. incentivo, estímulo; incitante, estimulante.
References in periodicals archive ?
Among her start-up initiatives will be revamping the firm's technology platforms to provide customized solutions for the agents and establishing new performance incentives. The full-service real estate brokerage, which specializes in the sales and leasing of residential and commercial properties throughout Manhattan and the boroughs, also recently welcomed Director of Marketing Michael Arnone, formerly of Nest Seekers.
'We recommended and the management agreed to refund the performance incentives received by the officials and employees amounting to P2,920,000.00 due to lack of legal authority; and stop the practice of granting additional benefits to all GAB Officials and Employees without legal basis,' they added.
Auto Business News-April 30, 2019--Spiffit reveals sales performance incentives funds management solution on Fortellis Automotive Commerce Exchange platform
Bello said bus drivers should also receive performance incentives based on revenue, ridership, safety, specific conditions of routes and other relevant parameters.
The deal includes deferred performance incentives of up to $150M over the next five years as Matador executes its operational plans in and around the Stateline asset area and the Greater Stebbins Area.
Third, among those practices that have applied to become a Medicare ACO, is exposure to performance incentives related to preparedness to succeed as an ACO?
may not receive their performance incentives if they could not 'properly' explain recent Commission on Audit findings showing anomalies involving resigned Tourism Secretary Wanda Tulfo-Teo and the tourism department's misuse of its share of profits last year, the Governance Commission for Government Owned or Controlled Corporations (GCG) said Friday.
The nation's third-largest conglomerate said Thursday it held its 3rd Social Performance Incentives Awards ceremony at Yonsei University in Seoul with the attendance of 400 people, including SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won and group officials as well as social enterprise officials and college students.
Norwood, MA, April 18, 2018 --(PR.com)-- HMI Performance Incentives recently launched its newest product, Promo2Go!
WSS providers were locked in a vicious cycle marked by weak performance incentives, low willingness among customers to pay cost-recovery tariffs, and insufficient funding for maintenance; these conditions led to asset deterioration and squandered financial resources, which attracted further political interference and exacerbated the downward trend.
Besides, measures like reduced reserve price and earnest money deposit to make e-auctions attractive, no performance incentives on higher grades of coal have also been taken up, it said.

Full browser ?