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Board of Directors

Follow the Money: A new wave in executive compensation

MCC: Let’s begin broadly. What does it mean to align executive pay with corporate strategy? Franklin: First, let’s talk about strategy in the boardroom. An earlier NACD Blue Ribbon Commission as well as this one believes that the best practice today is for strategy formulation to be...

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Board of Directors

Top 10 Topics for Directors

Top 10 Topics for Directors Strategic Planning Challenges: For the fourth year in a row, strategic planning tops the list. Overseeing the company’s direction is a core board responsibility, often requiring directors to step back and look at the company’s business from the...

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Compensation

Equity-Based Compensation Awards

Prior to 1970, executives received wage income similar to other employees of a company. However, a change in paradigm indicated that aligning top executives’ interests with those of the company and its shareholders could be a more efficient way to retain top talent and increase the...

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