# Who introduced differential piece rate system?

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Similarly one may ask, who introduced the concept of differential piece rate wage system?

**Definition**: Taylor's **Differential Piece**-**Rate System** was **introduced** by F.W. Taylor, who believed that the workers should be paid on the basis of their degree of efficiencies.

Furthermore, how is differential piece rate calculated? ADVERTISEMENTS: Standard Time per **piece** = 20 minute; Normal **Rate** per hour = 0.90; In a 9 hour day, X produces 25 units and Y produces 30 units. Lower **rate** is 80% of normal **rate** and higher **rate** is 120% of normal **rate**.

Similarly one may ask, what is differential piece rate?

Definition of **differential piece**-**rate** system : a method of wage payment whereby after tests have set a standard time for a task the worker receives a high **piece rate** for doing the job in task time and a lower **piece rate** for taking longer than task time.

What is Merrick differential piece rate system?

**Merrick Differential Piece**-**Rate System**. Definition: The **Merrick Differential Piece**-**Rate System** is a modification of Taylor's **differential piece**-**rate system** in which three **piece**-**rates** are used to distinguish between the beginners, the average workers, and the superior workers, against two **piece**-**rates** in Taylor's **system**.