Comp Committees Lower Performance Benchmarks to Award Bonuses

According to Veritas Executive Compensation Consultants: Although most companies have seen their operating plans upended by the Covid-19 pandemic, compensation committees have largely declined to announce changes in the midst of the crisis to annual incentive plans for the year. Now, however, as the impact of the pandemic is coming into focus, some companies are…

How McKinsey helps companies avoid responsibility.

McKinsey started as a business that sold candid, dispassionate advice to corporate managers, but selling advice and building a brand around it also sets up a mechanism for diffusing responsibility. The managers can say they’re just following the best available advice, and the consultants can say they’re just trying to help their clients boost profits…