Comp 101: The Basics of Pay for Performance
On Demand until December 31, 2025

An overview of approaches that tie rewards to performance, this course provides an understanding of the different strategies deployed by leading companies and how these programs are designed. Participants will come away with an understanding of the elements that lead to pay for performance program success and how and when to utilize specific programs to achieve desired outcomes.


We will share the basics of effective performance management programs – goal-setting, coaching, and assessing performance as well as how performance assessment is linked to pay delivery – in terms of base cash, short term incentives, long term incentives, and other forms of financial and non-financial rewards.


You'll learn: 

  • Learn about the key motivation/psychological theories behind pay for performance.
  • Learn the benefits, risks and trade-offs in different pay for performance methodologies.
  • Understand popular program designs and best practices in aligning compensation and performance management systems with business goals.
  • Understand the elements that lead to pay for performance success.
  • Ask questions and receive answers from industry experts


Originally recorded on December 08, 2018.

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Presenters
Tom McMullen
Senior Client Partner and Global Reward and Benefits Leader for Intellectual Capital

Tom is Senior Client Partner and Global Reward and Benefits Leader for Intellectual Capital and Thought Leadership at Korn Ferry based in Chicago. He is accountable for guiding Korn Ferry’s reward and benefits research, thought leadership and knowledge management initiatives. He also leads Korn Ferry’s pay equity management practice in North America.

His client consulting work focuses primarily on supporting clients in their total rewards strategy and program design, work measurement, performance management and organization effectiveness priorities.

He is a frequent author and speaker on total rewards and organization effectiveness topics.

Tom holds a B.S. degree in Mathematics and a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Louisville.


Amanda Wethington
Principal at SullivanCotter

Amanda advises organizations on total rewards, recognition, incentive design, and market driven data to support people strategy. She loves learning about jobs, people and pay within organizations.

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