Total Shareholder Return Misses Mark on Performance

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Does paying top executives to achieve shareholder return actually improve firm performance? Hassan Enayati, research associate for the Institute for Compensation Studies within Cornell University’s ILR School, discusses the relationship between incentive pay based on total shareholder return and observed firm performance in July's Research for the Real World column, WorldatWork workspan: Total Shareholder Return Misses Mark on Performance. (PDF, 64 KB)