Regarding organizational architecture, why has tipping emerged as a way to compensate waiters?

In terms of the organizational architecture, there seems to be three aspects of it, decision rights, rewarding individuals, and evaluating their performance. I am having troubling applying this concept to compensating waiters. I would think that it has emerged to allow customers to measure and evaluate a waiter's performance and service, while providing them with an incentive...but I am not sure.

Asked By: Nevyll - 10/18/2007
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I am not quite sure myself but I used to waitress and tips are highly appreciated. Most waiters and waitresses only make $2.13/hr. and by law that is all they can make hourly. This leaves them to rely on tips to survive. I think that only the customer can decide what kind of service they got from a waiter/waitress and... More
Answered By: shorty03_7 - 10/18/2007
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tips directly link reward and performance... More
Answered By: Darth Severus - 10/18/2007
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