Board of Directors Governance & Rewards by Michael Dennis Graham
This book provides new perspectives on board governance and rewards practices that include the relationships between director’s roles, contributions, and firm performance. Through these insights readers can reconsider the complexity and interconnectivity of board governance and rewards. This book is founded on extensive research of a 1,000 company sample that uniquely replicates the publicly traded companies in the United States. It is the largest single representative sample aggregated to study board of director governance and pay. Using the insights contained in this book companies, CEO, and boards can effectively restructure board governance and director compensation to promote business strategy resulting in improved company performance.
A Principled Approach to CEO Compensation and Contracts by Michael Dennis Graham
In this book we make the case for the genesis of the problem being that many CEOs are not operating under a “fair and reasonable value exchange” with the organization that they work for, and that there are very clear reasons why that is the case. We know you will gain insight from this book finding new ways to view, consider, and reframe your approach to CEO (and other executive) employment relationships consisting of compensation programs and contracts using the all-important concept of value exchange. Using a principled approach, appropriate tools, well thought out processes, and competent advisors you can’t go too far wrong.
Effective Executive Compensation by Michael Dennis Graham, Dawn Dugan, Tom Roth
When it comes to creating an executive compensation program, it can be hard to provide the company’s leaders with the incentive they need to continue doing their best, without becoming too extravagant. This book gives readers the techniques and understanding they need to design a rewards strategy that will motivate performers while benefiting the entire organisation. Taking a careful look at the complicated state of executive rewards, this no-nonsense, practical guide provides readers with a complete methodology for motivating management to accomplish critical business goals. Instead of a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach, the book uses case studies and examples to illustrate what factors should be considered – including corporate environment, key stakeholders, people and business strategy, and organizational capabilities – when designing a program that will benefit both their company, and the people who fuel its success.
Creating a Total Rewards Strategy: A Toolkit for Designing Business-Based Plans by Michael Dennis Graham, Todd M. Manas
Salary, bonuses, benefits and “perks” may be the most visible elements of a rewards program, but other components are just as valuable to employees. This comprehensive book and CD-ROM package shows how nonfinancial rewards can be quantified and combined with monetary measures in a way that complements business objectives.
The authors’ eye-opening research on what employees value is backed up by examples from their own consulting experience. The book’s step-by-step process features more than 100 practical tools for developing an “M3″ rewards system based on money, mix, and message, and provides a blueprint for creating a custom-tailored rewards strategy to match an organizations specific goals.
Fuse: Making Sense of the New Cogenerational Workplace by Jim Finkelstein
For employees and business leaders ages eighteen to eighty, a manual to building a team that’s electrified by cogenerational collaboration.
There’s no doubt that the differences between employees fresh out of school and their more seasoned counterparts are vast. Fuse will show you how to create a mashup that fuses the experience and command of Boomers with the technosmart and boundaryless thought of Millennials, getting you and your organization ahead.
Why Is My Coworker So Crazy? A little book about lack of cooperation in the workplace by Vito Pandolfo, T.D. Thornton, Anthony Diekemper
Why Is My Coworker So Crazy? is a ground-floor discourse that describes six of the most influential forces that promote lack of cooperation in the workplace. The work is based on the author’s experiences in consulting for his 17-year history coaching business owners and senior executives to promote behavioral changes within their organizations. The book is easy to read, easy to relate to and utilizes many short case stories to illustrate the practical aspects of the major concepts the author describes. The book has attained several endorsements by CEOs, Presidents, and a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology.