August 23, 2019

Korn Ferry Institute – The $1 CEO: Worth It, Not Worth It?

While the average base salary for CEOs of large US companies keeps rising each decade, more than a dozen head honchos of Fortune 1000 firms in that time have basically taken a pass on an annual salary, usually preferring instead to ride up the value of the stock they picked up as the founder-CEO of their company.

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August 23, 2019

Korn Ferry Institute – Should CEO ‘Mojo’ Decide Pay?

In a little-noticed but potentially game-changing move, the United States’ largest corporate-governance outfit is recommending that its institutional shareholders’ clients use a new metric to determine their company’s—and CEO’s—performance.

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August 20, 2019

Forbes – Good Governance: Do Boards Need Cyber Security Experts?

While opinions differ on the need for cybersecurity experts on certain boards, there is a general consensus among management, boards, and investors alike that this need is growing. Given this trend, I spent time with Bob Zukis. Bob is the founder and CEO of the Digital Directors Network, professor of Management and Organization at the USC Marshall School of Business, retired PwC Advisory Partner, and author and speaker on digital governance and the impact of disruptive technology on business strategy.

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August 20, 2019

Forbes – Is Net Promoter Score Just A ‘Feel Good’ Metric?

Recently there’s been quite a bit of buzz around net promoter score (NPS) to measure how satisfied customers are with the services they are receiving. Since many clients are asking about NPS, I thought it made sense to interview Nancy Smith for this week’s PayWatch blog on Forbes.com.

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June 18, 2019

Agenda – ‘Rare’ Bonuses Could Draw Pay Rebuke

By Jennifer Williams-Alvarez

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