White Papers

Is Your Incentive Plan Supporting Your “Pay-for-Performance” Culture?

Incentive plans encourage employees to take specific actions to meet individual and/or organizational goals. If you decide incentives are right for your organization, this white paper provides tips for designing an effective plan.

Making Metrics Matter

More and more companies are incorporating metrics and goals into their training, communications, performance management, and pay.

Are Financial Controls Killing Your Sales Incentive Plan?

Three common sales incentive design mistakes, and why they are unnecessary in most situations.

Mitigating Risks in Deferred Compensation

For many plan advisers, deferred compensation is an unexplored area of retirement services—but one that offers many potential rewards.

10 Key Features of Deferred Compensation

With many baby boomer executives approaching retirement, deferred compensation programs are increasingly important components of executive benefit programs. 

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