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  • Rail Against the Chief
    October 12, 2019 Michael Graham

    Rail Against the Chief

    If a company designs a compensation program for its CEO and other executives that drives short term cost cutting and long term revenue growth regardless of the economic condition, American businesses, their shareholders and American workers will be better off.
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  • Multi-Dimensional Executive Compensation
    October 12, 2019 Michael Graham

    Multi-Dimensional Executive Compensation

    Perhaps most important, when determining CEO pay, one must consider long term performance and wealth accumulation.  Annual incentives might be a small part of overall pay when long term wealth accumulation is considered.  
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  • Bucking the Trend
    October 12, 2019 Michael Graham

    Bucking the Trend

    We believe that the practice of concentrating a CEO’s and other executives’ personal wealth in the form of his own company’s stock is poor compensation strategy and worse business strategy. It can force the executives to change their approach from “offense” to "defense” and that might puts the shareholders’ total capital at risk.  
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  • Part Time for Economic Reasons
    October 12, 2019 Michael Graham

    Part Time for Economic Reasons

    The percentage of part time jobs has increased as full time positions have decreased.  And that situation looks like it may be here to stay.  Michael Graham examines this new “workscape” and what it means for the economy overall.
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  • Consequences of Heath Care Reform
    October 12, 2019 Michael Graham

    Consequences of Heath Care Reform

    One good that came out of the discussion, debate and passage of the Heath Care Reform is an increase in awareness by employees of the costs and complexity of health insurance.   Becoming educated consumers of health care will help individuals to make better choices once choice becomes an option.
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