As CEOs take pay cuts to show solidarity with workers, compensation committees are turning to building bonus structures for 2021 and beyond. But the process of tying bonuses to the right metrics to incentivize management has changed under the current economic landscape.
Activist investors have a large war chest that could see them going on a spending spree, as certain stocks remain highly deflated. How boards manage the Covid-19 response could determine whether they set their sights on the company.
Many retailers faced major issues prior to the crisis, which has led to threats on their future with sales plummeting due to shelter-in-place orders. Now, as states reopen, how retailers respond could determine their survival.
Delaying new product launches has become one of the most popular strategic tactics companies have taken to stem losses from Covid-19. Even if your company is moving back to full operations, it doesn’t mean those new products should hit shelves soon.
Even as company workforces shelter in place, misconduct has suddenly ceased. Avoidance of investigating fraud or harassment could leave a company liable, even in the time of Covid.
The economics of running a factory have changed, due to the rise of Covid-19. It’s allowing for smaller factories to implement more technological solutions, while keeping employees safer.
Social distancing could become the new normal for months to come, until a vaccine develops. Here’s how some companies have adapted to these new rules.
As companies try to circumvent the pandemic, many have closed ranks around their CEO, whether they want to or not.
As companies try to return to normal business, they will also have another concern to protect themselves from: Lawsuits. From healthcare, to cruise lines to insurance, most industries will have to deal with an onslaught of litigation from customers, partners and investors.
Even as companies tip-toe back to full operations again, the threat of a second wave of Covid-19 spread remains high. Boards must use this window to make changes, in case the impact of the second wave is higher than the first.