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Changing technologies, markets, sales approaches and customer expectations required companies to maintain a laser focus on business during the recent Great Recession. As a result, many organizations’ compensation structures received little attention and today are dangerously out of sync with the realities of the marketplace....

By Don G. McDermott Public companies have long used stock options and other equity-based incentives to reward their executives. As a result, stock options have become an extremely lucrative portion of the total compensation for executives of publicly traded companies. Considering the enormous amount of wealth...

By Don G. McDermott Today's compensation approaches, like the rest of the business world, are changing rapidly. As a result, the bridge that connects compensation strategy to the overall business strategy may have been weakened by the frequent shifts that characterize business today. Consider the following scenario:...