Research

Overarching and operating principles of executive compensation

Chapter 2

March 1, 2018
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As the leading global HR consulting firm, Willis Towers Watson has taken a lead role in establishing guiding principles for executive compensation (EC). The contents of this book are the result of an almost decade-long effort to research, create, validate, and apply a robust, meaningful, and effective set of compensation principles in corporate settings. This paper presents and explains the principles in detail.

Chapter 2 discusses the rationale for using principles in the first place. To learn more, download the full chapter.

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