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Creating Compensation Guidelines

Siebel Compensation Planning allows organizations to establish compensation guidelines for merit, variable pay, and stock. These compensation guidelines are specific to a salary plan and salary grade combination and can be based on factors such as annual review ratings, company ratio, and salary quartiles. Managers can use these guidelines during the planning process when deciding merit increases, bonus amounts, and stock grants for each employee.

This task is a step in Process of Setting Up Compensation Planning, and includes a number of related tasks.

Related Tasks

To create a guideline

  1. From the application-level menu, choose Navigate > Site Map > Administration - Compensation Planning > Compensation Plan Rules Administration.
  2. From the visibility filter, select Guidelines.
  3. In the Guidelines list, add a new record, and then complete the fields.

    The following table describes the fields.



    A descriptive name for the guideline.


    A description for the guideline.


    The type of guideline. Examples are Merit, Variable Pay, Promotion, and Stock.

    Effective Date

    The date the guideline is effective.


    Selecting the check box activates the guideline.

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