Deliver and You Get Paid

Nothing reinforces more the view that corporate chieftains are overpaid than the sums awarded CEOs given the boot. To be sure, some executives earn their lavish pay packages. And companies now accept in principle that compensation should be tied to performance. But in practice the disconnect between pay and performance is a persistent and troubling problem at many large public corporations. But what if sophisticated … [ Read more ]

How’s your integration going?

The merger is done and it should be time to sit back and relax a bit. Now management is busy putting the new company together and everything is on track. Trouble is, management, your board, and Wall Street may not take your word for it. Booz Allen Hamilton’s Gerald Adolph writes in Corporate Dealmaker magazine that determining how to measure merger success should be part … [ Read more ]