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 commission spreadsheet


Enter Enterprise Incentive Management and Incentive Compensation Management
Companies with large sales forces, huge product portfolios, and complex incentive plans with many variables need to offer variable pay. This has created

commission spreadsheet  of the user enterprise's commission and bonus programs. The software then imports sales and other performance data from a company's enterprise resource planning (ERP) or back-office system (meaning the sales and service order management and human resources [HR] modules), and calculates the commissions, whereupon it feeds the payment data back into the company's payroll system. Along the way, the software generates reports for managers which can also be used in audits to catch errors and cheating

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