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After accessing the advantages and disadvantages of using a Web-based compensation tool versus a client-server in my opinion I think the client –server is beneficial. “Thin-client technology was designed to make the Information Technology administrator’s job easier. With the arrival of thin clients, administrators no longer had to install a product update or a service release on a client desktop; they could use think technology to connect to a remote server and run all applications from a single point. But for a while, the technology had one major flaw: It required the installation of a software product on the desktop. Thin-client technology lets companies serve applications to graphical terminals in a manner similar to that used with legacy mainframe technology. Thin clients resemble today’s client/server systems but actually function as time-sharing clients on which applications are remotely displayed (Seltzer A. Mark, 2001). A client-server is beneficial because it can be controlled locally versus a web-based server has to be controlled through a provider. Web-based servers can only be accessed through internet based but a client-based server can be accessed by any local network. A client-based server is in full control whereas a web-based server is not in control of the software on hand.
“Job evaluation creates an internal hierarchy of value. In the most common form of job evaluation, a set of factors is developed that reflects characteristics that add value to work in the specific organization (e.g., the education required). Each factor is weighed by importance, and scales are developed. Every job that will be in the base pay system is evaluated on the set of scales, and a point score is calculated (Kavanagh, Thite, Johnson, 2012).” From management’s perspective when utilizing e-Compensation tools in requires to job evaluation it is easier than having to...

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