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Top Five Executive Compensation Decisions for Emerging Companies By Shekhar Purohit & Jim Heim


Organizations that succeed in attracting, retaining and motivating high-performing executives with the specific skills needed will have a clear competitive advantage in public markets. This is especially critical for emerging companies, who face unique strategic objectives, challenges and strengths at successive stages of growth that should serve as the foundation for executive pay decision-making.

This article offers a detailed guide to effectively approaching critical executive pay decision points at each stage of their development, from bootstrapping, professional investment and market validation through to pre- and post-IPO:

  • Developing a Compensation Philosophy
  • Designing Short-term Incentives
  • Designing Long-term Incentives
  • Securing Executive Talent through ...