TMG sorts through the complexities of delivering projects by incorporating the following four essential principles:
The specific actions taken should “fit” within the total context of what is occurring in the organization, to include the following issues: connection to the organization’s mission clear linkage to operational objectives and consistency with organizational culture.
This initiative should produce results that are “user friendly,” meaning that the compensation structure should not be overly complex, cumbersome or time consuming to administer.
This initiative should be built on the foundation that successful human resource management is primarily a line management responsibility. The role of the internal HR staff is to provide the tools necessary to help line management fulfill this responsibility.
Objectivity and Fairness:
The compensation structure should be designed to ensure that decisions about these important issues are applied consistently within the organization. Employees may not agree with all elements of the plan, but they must view the program as fair.