Monthly Archives: December 2014

Are Companies Setting Challenging Target Incentive Goals?

Do companies set appropriately challenging goals in their incentive plans? How does a compensation committee determine whether management is recommending challenging goals? How important are earnings guidance and analyst expectations in goal setting? Continue reading

Does Your Executive Pay Plan Create “Drive, Discipline and Speed”?

At a recent Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) conference, two private equity firms’ operating partners observed that executive compensation programs in each and every company in which they invested had to be completely overhauled. “Of course,” quipped one CHRO, “all you need to do is grant large, upfront stock options as a one-time long-term incentive, and you don’t worry about pay after that.” Continue reading

Using Career Shares to Drive Long-­Term Shareholder Value

Virtually all large U.S. companies provide long-­‐term incentives (LTIs) through equity-­based awards, which provide economic alignment with the Continue reading

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