Family Businesses


Pending Major Worker Reclassification Law Aims to Burst California's "Gig Economy" Bubble
Schiff Hardin
On September 11, 2019, the California Senate passed Assembly Bill 5, which California Governor Gavin Newsom is expected to sign. The law will have major implications on the so-called “gig
Amendments to the Illinois Equal Pay Act
Schiff Hardin
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law several amendments to the Illinois Equal Pay Act that are certain to have wide-ranging impacts. Most significantly, Illinois will join the growing
Repurposing the Compensation Committee: Time to Push the Reset Button
Korn Ferry
Every year, shareholders vote to appoint or reappoint boards to act on their behalf to ensure the company maximizes shareholder value. And enlightened boards are not waiting for activists but instead
The HR Coaching Tree
Korn Ferry
Many organizations are realizing that HR executives’ mandate extends beyond figuring out the firm’s health insurance and writing the employee handbook. They are key to creating a positive
5 Best Practices of High Performing Finance Leaders
Sage Intacct
High performing CFOs in financial services organizations integrate data-driven decision-making activities across the entire company, changing the role of finance from back-room financial reporters
The Millennial Managers Have Arrived
Korn Ferry
In offices around the world Millennials are rapidly becoming managers and even senior executives. Some assistance from their employers could help, but at least right now, many organizations don
Owning Success: Six Choices That Empower Underrepresented Talent to Achieve
Korn Ferry
Organizations that want to develop or retain a competitive advantage should create a diverse and inclusive environment where all can thrive. This means addressing both the company-wide structural and
The Future of Work: The Talent Shift
Korn Ferry
A global talent crisis is looming. Leaders who do grasp the situation’s gravity still struggle to make talent a priority. Inaction is not an appropriate response to the talent crunch. While the
The Self-Disruptive Leader
Korn Ferry
Disruptive forces are driving the future of work. By analyzing the leadership profiles of 150,000 leaders, this study underlines the five key qualities of effective, future-focused leadership—
Phantom Stock
Korn Ferry
One of the biggest hurdles for family businesses is the need to develop an attractive long-term incentive plan that recognizes enterprise value over time and is competitive with plans offered by