Published Articles

The Wynford Group has made available some of the many articles we have published on the topic of HR Compensation Management. 

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FIGURING OUT TOTAL REWARDS IN A ROCKY ECONOMY
HR Reporter, August 2015


What is the right direction for a total rewards strategy in the current economic turmoil? This is a question that we have been constantly asked since the beginning of 2015.
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DOES YOUR ORGANIZATION HAVE A TOTAL REWARDS PHILOSOPHY THAT WORKS?
HR Reporter, June 2011 | Updated January 2012


Causal Model provides insights into efficiency of knowledge workers.
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MEASURING PRODUCTIVITY A CHALLENGE
HR Reporter, March 2010


Causal Model provides insights into efficiency of knowledge workers.
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PLAN OVERBOARD! Do Your Incentive Plans Need Rescuing?
Network, Spring 2009


The world is in economic crisis, Canadian regulators have implemented new compensation disclosure requirements and boards face escalating pressure to carefully scrutinize pay programs to ensure they are in the company's best interests.
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EXECUTIVE LONG-TERM INCENTIVE CASH PLANS
Network, 2007


Cash LTIP performance measures can easily capture real stock measures such as earnings per share and stock performance relative to the sector stock performance or a group of comparator companies within the sector.
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MEASURING THE CONTRIBUTION OF HUMAN CAPITAL
Network, Spring 2007


We often hear that people (human capital) are the most important assets of any organization and the success of an organization largely depends on the management of its human capital.
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OPEN SPACE LEARNING - Leveraging Web 2.0
Network, Spring 2007


How do people stay networked and connected within your organization? Adapting to changing needs through continuous learning?
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WHAT'S AN EXECUTIVE WORTH?
Winnipeg Free Press, February 14, 2006


Governments, private firms, will soon have to pay even more for talented help.
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TRENDS IN ALTERNATIVE WORK ARRANGEMENTS
HR Professional Magazine, October/November 2002


As in other areas of Human Resource Management, flexibility has increasingly become an important factor in determining effective work arrangements that suit the needs of specific employment sectors and serve as attraction and retention strategies for employers. To accommodate employee needs, increasing numbers of organizations have implemented the following alternative work arrangement strategies...
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DEMAND FOR TECH SKILLS REBOUNDS
The Calgary Herald, November 23, 2002


The emphasis on systems security skills in corporations has faded as companies are beginning to focus on database management and 'enterprise-wide' network systems, according to a recent survey that identifies the 'hot skills' in the labour market.
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AS FAST AS TECHNOLOGY STOCKS EVAPORATED, SO DID MANY JOBS...
The Calgary Herald, December 29, 2001


As fast as technology stocks evaporated, so did many jobs when dot-coms fell by the wayside months ago. Now that trend appears to be turning around as the tech sector makes a slow recovery and brings a new wave of demand for specialized workers.
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SALARY INCREASES RING IN NEXT YEAR'S WISH LISTS
Business Edge Magazine, December 13, 2001


Technology companies are looking to the new year with a hint of optimism, with many considering salary hikes for their staff next year, says a new study.
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"WALK THE TALK" WHEN VALUING EMPLOYEES
Business Edge Magazine, August 09, 2001


Gail Evans of the Wynford Group says optimism is the key to successful entrepreneurship.
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CURRENT TRENDS IN CLASSIFICATION APPROACHES
Best Practices Summary


Organizations are considering a number of classification approaches that include...
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MOTIVATING EMPLOYEES WITH RECOGNITION STRATEGIES

Many organizations have found creative ways of recognizing and rewarding employees for their efforts and/or contribution to the organization. Unfortunately, many of these methods are based on "good intentions" which reinforce certain behaviors that do not necessarily provide motivation or contribute to organizational success.
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REWARDING VALUE CREATION THROUGH EVA
Compensation News, Spring 1996


There is increased recognition of the need to develop accurate measures of performance that can be used in determining incentive compensation, for the executive as well as for individuals or teams. The concept of pay for performance, while often used to reward value-adding results, can sometimes be misdirected, if the measures of success are short-sighted.
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PowerPoint Presentations

The Wynford Group has made available some of the Power Point Presentations we have created on the topic of HR Compensation Management. 

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OPEN SPACE LEARNING

Barb Krell presented this at HRMStrategies 2008: IHRIM 2008 Conference & Technology Expo
The file is called open_space_learning_webinar.ppt
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TAKING THE LEAP FROM ENTITLEMENT TO PERFORMANCE BASED REWARDS

This Presentation occurred at the 1998 Conference for the CCA, held in Calgary.
The file is called wynford_leap.ppt
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TRENDS IN RETENTION STRATEGIES FOR HOTSKILLS

This is a PowerPoint show presented March 1998, for the Canadian Compensation Association.
The file is called wynford_retain.ppt
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