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Paying for Performance A Guide to Compensation Management

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ISBN-10: 0471176907

ISBN-13: 9780471176909

Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Peter T. Chingos

List price: $150.00
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This text is a comprehensive guide to the design and implementation of executive compensation programs. It discusses the relevant issues and presents solutions in the form of case study examples, models that work and models that don't.
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Book details

List price: $150.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/6/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Introduction: Paying for Performance--Best Practices in a Changing Environment
Looking at Rewards Holistically
Why Is Reward Strategy Important?
What Constitutes a Reward Strategy?
How Corporate America Currently Looks at Rewards
The Hospitality Company Finds Its Answers
How Corporate America Might Look at Rewards
How to Develop an Effective Program
Case A: Implementing Reward Strategy to Stay Ahead in the Fast-Changing Technology Industry
Case B: Utilizing Reward Strategy to Integrate -- M&A Opportunities
Case C: Creating an Effective Global Reward Strategy
Variable Pay Programs: Pay for Results
A Process for Implementing Variable Pay
Case Study: Gainsharing Plan
Team Incentives
Performance Management: Mapping Out the Process
Framework for Defining Key Elements of Performance Success
Performance Management as an Ongoing Process
Mechanics of a Business-Driven Objective Setting Process
Multisource Performance Feedback as an Assessment Tool
Maximizing Performance Through Feedback and Coaching
Performance Evaluation and Development
The Appraisal Interview
Development Planning
The Performance Management Framework in Action
Lessons Learned for Effective Performance Management Program Design
Competency-Based Reward Design Approaches
Design Purpose for Competency-Based Rewards
Current Practices in Competency Linkages
Base Pay Applications of Competency Linkage
Variable Pay/Incentive Applications
Recognition Award Applications
Conclusions on Competency-Reward Linkages
Managing Talent to Maximize Performance
The Business Opportunity for Talent Management
Aligning Talent Management and Business Strategy
Key Factors in Successful Talent Planning and Development
Getting the Most from Your Sales Compensation Plan
Why Change a Sales Compensation Plan? Is It Worth the Risks?
What Tells You the Sales Compensation Plan Really Is Broken?
How Do You Know When Your Sales Compensation Plan Is Really Broken?
Design and Implementation
Auditing and Modifying
Some Final Thoughts on Designing a Sales Compensation Plan
Pay for Performance in Not-for-Profit Organizations
Introduction to Tax-Exempt Organizations
Federal Tax Rules
Intermediate Sanctions
Determining Reasonableness
Private Foundations
Deferred Compensation in Tax Exempts
Typical Executive Compensation Programs
Designing Effective Incentives
Long-Term Incentive Plans
Developing a Pay-for-Performance Culture
Special Compensation Arrangements
Designing the Annual Management Incentive Plan
Role of Annual Incentives in Compensation Strategy
Influencing Management Behavior: Building a Line-of-Sight Relationship
Corporate and Business Unit Performance Measurement
Determining Participation and Size of Award Opportunities
Building Performance Scales
Assessing Individual Performance
Assessing Cost-Benefits of New Plans and Plan Modifications
Other Considerations
Final Checklist
Designing Incentive Compensation Programs to Support Value-Based Management
What Is Value-Based Management?
VBM Performance Metrics Differ from Other Financial Measures
VBM Implementation
Designing VBM-Based Compensation Plans
Establishing Performance Targets
Long-Term Incentives
Long-Term Incentives Defined
The Most Common Approaches
Objectives of Long-Term Incentive Plans
Long-Term Plans and Compensation Strategy
Stock Options
Stock Appreciation Rights
Restricted Stock
Performance Plans
Private Company Long-Term Incentives
Increased Participation
Larger Awards
Investor Concerns
Responses to Market Volatility
Successful Long-Term Incentive Plans
Broad-Based and Global Equity Plans
Tax, Accounting, Regulatory, and Legal Issues for Broad-Based Plans
Mechanics of Making Grants
Calibration of Individual Awards
Pros and Cons of Broad-Based Stock Compensation--Its Place within a Total Rewards Strategy
Global Stock Plans: U.S. Companies
Effects in High- and Low-Paying Countries
Executive Benefits
Core Benefits and Perquisites
Nonqualified Deferred Compensation
Executive Life Insurance
Executive Disability Benefits
Medical Benefits
A Pay-for-Performance Model
Guiding Principles
A Compensation Model
Base Salary Element
Annual Incentive Elements
Long-Term Incentive Elements
Other Compensation Design Considerations
Driving Organizational Change with Executive Compensation and Communication
Types of Organizational Change
The Relationship Between Compensation Strategy and Organizational Change
Developing a Communication Strategy to Support and Drive Behavior
Communicating and Implementing an Executive Compensation Strategy
Linkage of Compensation to the Organization's Culture
The Message or Purpose of Compensation Elements
Linking Compensation Programs to Characteristics of Organization Change--A Readiness Assessment
Transaction-Related Compensation Arrangements
Overview of Transaction-Related Compensation Arrangements
Change-in-Control and Severance Programs
Retention and Transaction Bonuses
Treatment of Cash and Equity Incentives
Corporate Governance Issues
Director Compensation
Trends in Director Compensation
NACD Guidelines and Changes in Section 16(b)
Elements of Director Compensation
Developing a Director Compensation Program
The Role of the Compensation Committee
Business/Competitive Environment
Shareholder and Regulatory Backdrop
Performance Benchmarking
Use of Third-Party Resources
Questions and Issues for the Compensation Committee
Accounting for Stock-Based Compensation
Understanding the Basics of APB 25
Understanding the Basics of FAS 123
Impact of Stock-Based Awards on Earnings Per Share
Selected Tax Aspects of Executive Compensation Plans
Taxation of Equity Devices
Golden Parachutes
Section 162(m) Compliance