What kind of compensation really motivates top executives today? And, can companies be assured that whatever motivates top executives will also drive company performance? If these two factors are not connected, motivating executives the wrong way could potentially harm company performance. This article explores the use of various performance measures, and how these measures relate to company performance.
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Hurricanes are strong storms that can be life-threatening, as well as cause serious hazards such as flooding, storm surge, high winds and tornadoes. History teaches us that a lack of hurricane awareness and preparation are common threads among all major hurricane disasters. By understanding your vulnerabilities and proper planning, you can reduce the detrimental effects of a hurricane disaster. The best protection against the dangers of a hurricane is to have a solid plan in place prior to hurricane season. It is also important to understand the difference between the threat levels and incorporate action plans to respond to each.
Despite a strong start to the month of July, U.S. equities stumbled somewhat last week amidst some high profile earnings announcements. Q2 earnings announcements to date are not as bad as analysts had expected, but forward guidance has led to some selloffs in U.S. stocks. What does the remainder of this earnings season have in store for the markets?
Are prepared to comply with the new safety data sheet (SDS) requirements? Failure to properly provide or respond to new SDS information by then could open the door to an OSHA inspection, enforcement activities or citations and penalties for violating the Hazard Communication Standard 2012 (HCS 2012). This School Talk newsletter addresses these topics and potential ramifications.
Fox & Lawson CompDoctor article answers this reader’s request for guidance on how to address a sharp increase in the number of job reclassification requests due to pay increases that were rescinded during the recession.
Learn how clients in a variety of industries (including Marine, Public Sector, Retail, Construction and Higher Education) were able to resolve their complex claims issues by partnering with Gallagher Claims Advocacy.
Fox & Lawson CompDoctor article answers this reader’s question: I want pay competitive salaries but how can I do that if each survey is different?
Aerial Mosquito Control highlights issues from the mosquito abatement aviation community. In this issue: Planning for Worst-Case Scenarios, Safety Manual for First Responders, What’s in Your Emergency Response Plan and In The Wings.
Gallagher Aviation publishes Fly Low, Fly Safe, the newsletter for the aerial applications industry, with news, trends and analyses of the issues that affect agricultural aviation. In this issue: The Slippery Case of Surfactants and Drift, A Better Way to Serve You, Safety Manual for First Responders, Beyond Aircraft: What’s in Your Emergency Response Plan, On the Horizon and Mark Your Calendars for the 2015 NAAA Show
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen made her semi-annual trip to Capitol Hill last week, speaking to Congress about a host of topics but most importantly the state of the U.S. economy. The Fed seems ready to begin raising interest rates later this year as the economy has return to some semblance of normal. Regardless of when the first small rate hike happens, the real question remains: will the Fed be able to read and react on the fly to keep the economy chugging along while much of the world continues to struggle for growth?