program rewarding improved performance a program set up to give benefits to employees to reward them for improved commitment and performance and as a means of motivation. An incentive plan is designed to supplement base pay and fringe benefits. A financial incentive plan may offer stock options or a cash bonus, whereas a nonfinancial incentive plan offers benefits such as additional paid vacations. Awards from incentive plans may be made on an individual or team basis.
Related definitions of "incentive plan"
- UK term incentive scheme