Why You Can't Fight Every Battle at Work
You have heard the phrase before, "pick your battles wisely" and it is just as true in the workplace. Learning how to respect and value those differences and learning the art of compromise is what separates great employees from others. Employees need to really evaluate the situation and determine whether the issue is worthy of the battle. Click here to read more.
Executive Compensation: The Importance of "Peerage?"
We have often noted that the selection of a peer group is the critical first step for purposes of assessing competitive compensation for executives. We also emphasize that peer data is informative but not necessarily determinative in setting executive compensation. An article in the Washington Post, raises important (and awkward) questions about the use of peer analysis. Click here to read more.
ESOP Alert: Halloween Leftovers
As world markets are roiled by a Euro-reality show (Greece is about the size of Alabama with an economy that is less than that of the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area), Bob Musick has been looking at several issues, including the "typical" contribution rate to an ESOP and the prevalence of equity grants to executives. Along those lines, here are two interesting items about ESOPs here at home. Click here to read more.