Compensation

Reinvent, Don’t Revert: Measuring Executive Performance In 2021

In designing executive pay strategy for an uncertain 2021, CEOs and boards must reconcile their recent compensation adjustments with both new and lingering pressures for change.

Time To Dump The ‘Eat What You Kill’ Compensation Model

This outdated law of the jungle rewards individuals over the team, which ultimately fails the customer. Here's how to update for today's business climate.

Executive Compensation Mistakes: Prioritizing “Fairness”

Certain functions in your business are more important than others—much like some people on your executive team are more important than others. Their compensation should reflect the value of their work.

Few Public Companies Have Changed Long-Term Comp Plans Due To Covid-19

The low number of companies that have made changes to their compensation plans suggests most boards are satisfied with how their plans have performed during this crisis.

Executive Compensation And Your Talent Strategy: Are You Missing Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunities?

The Covid environment has forced many talented executives to the sidelines. Seize these unique opportunities to strengthen your bench by getting smarter with your compensation program.

Executive Compensation in 2021: The Most Important Thing Private Companies Should Do Now

If you don't have a formal, long-term incentive program for your executives, it's past time to create one.

Inside The Covid Cut: Executive Compensation 2020-21 Special Report

Chief Executive’s exclusive and proprietary 2020 CEO & senior executive compensation study finds two private companies out of five in the U.S. reduced their CEO’s base salary in 2020 in response to the crisis. A deeper look.

Should Bonuses Happen This Year?

With no speedy economic recovery in sight, leaders are trying to figure out if they can pay bonuses this year – and what happens if they don’t.

Threading The Needle: A CARES Act Executive Pay Framework

How can CEOs navigate the tricky waters of incentivizing and retaining senior leadership when operating under the restrictions of the CARES Act?

The War for Jobs: Voluntary Pay Cuts

To avoid layoffs, CEOs should enable the company's employees to opt in to a temporary salary reduction—and many more will volunteer than you think.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Optimism At Lowest Level Since Fall Of 2019

Chief Executive’s November CEO Confidence Index shows optimism among America’s CEOs on the decline, as their rating of business conditions one year out drops to two-year low.