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Chief Executive Article, “Employee Incentives that Won’t Jeopardize the Business” by Mark Elefante and Fred Marx

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Mark Elefante, Fred Marx


There are notable examples of companies that are establishing employee ownership incentives, while also keeping control of the company squarely in the hands of the ownership team. Ownership should not be given away lightly, and safeguards should be put in place that prevent employees from gaining too much power over the company’s direction. However, there is a grey area between cash bonuses and equity ownership that keeps employees focused on the organization’s success. It’s important for CEOs to keep in mind that there are several incentive plans business owners can implement to achieve a unified business environment.

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