Thought Leadership

Performance Target Setting for Executives—Untangling the Complexity

A sound goal-setting approach sits at the very heart of the firm's obligation to two of its critical stakeholders—its shareholders and employees. Boards and remuneration committees need to play a more active approach by providing strong direction, and by institutionalising baseline standards on analyses and processes that support the goal-setting process. Yet, what ails conventional goal-setting systems? And how to overcome the barriers to sound goal setting?