23 Jan '12, 2am

Salaries of ministers

I share my views about salaries for ministers. I find the basic salary to be acceptable, but the concept of a high rate of bonus based on performance is bad. Many Singaporeans are not aware that the concept of "pay for performance" has its negative impacts, especially in the public sector, and how it has developed a bad culture in Singapore. http://tankinlian.com/admin/file.aspx?id=615

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