New research suggests that they can, but whether they do or not, they're tricky tools.
Long-term executive incentives could better align the financial interests of executives with those of shareholders.
Underperforming companies are using new measures of executive compensation to appease proxy readers.
Whoever first decided to link performance measurement to budgets may have done more damage to business effectiveness than anyone else in history.
It’s the giving season. Should you give everyone a shot at an incentive, or choose a select few (often higher-level) employees to reward?
Here's what CFOs need to know about what will be going on in boardrooms as they head into next year.
Make sure your company’s 401(k) plan enables employees to secure a healthy retirement.
Employee share ownership has merit. But that does not justify further government incentives.
Companies are responding to the retirement crisis by beefing up their defined contribution plans, new research suggests.
Collectively, CFOs of U.S. banks and thrifts received their fourth straight increase in annual compensation in 2012, according to SNL Financial.
As demand for executives and controllers grows more slowly over the next few years, CFOs may need to consider going “part-time.”