program for rewarding employees with extra money a form of incentive plan under which a bonus is paid to employees in accordance with rules concerning eligibility, performance targets, time period, and size and form of payments. A bonus plan may apply to some or all employees and may be determined on organization, business unit, or individual performance, or on a combination of these. A bonus payment may be expressed as a percentage of salary or as a flat-rate sum.
Related definitions of "bonus scheme"
- US term bonus plan