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Compensation Philosophy & Programs

Browse the latest articles on pay philosophy, including articles on pay prominance, strategic valuation of pay, talent retention methods, framing the compensation discussion and analysis (CD&A) portion of the proxy statement, and non-direct compensation matters such as SERPs and employee benefits.

Bringing the Diversity Discussion into the Compensation Committee

Companies have embraced diversity as a way to enhance dialogue, broaden thinking, better represent customer perspectives and drive innovation. Diversity—including diversity of race, gender, cultural background, experience and age—is now a strategic imperative and benefits from the Board of Directors’… Read more

NACD 2017 Leading Minds of Compensation, East

NACD’s Leading Minds of Compensation program is a forum for engaged compensation committee chairs, members, and directors to exchange insights with the nation’s top thought leaders. View the video of this year’s panel, where Barry Sullivan answers three questions: Has TSR… Read more

Short-Termism: Good Until It Goes Bad

There are days James Pethokoukis, a scholar at the conservative think tank American Enterprise Institute, isn’t quite sure short-termism is the problem. “When you talk to companies they feel a lot of shareholder pressure to focus on quarterly returns,” he… Read more