The Design Of Multi-Year Stock Option Plans
AbstractDespite the explosion in the corporate use of stock options, the incentives created by stock options are not well understood by either the boards who grant them or the executives who are meant to be motivated by them. A major source of confusion stems from the corporate practice of using multi-year stock option plans. Such multi-year grants create subtle, potentially important links between current performance and future grants that can significantly dilute incentives for better performance. 1999 Morgan Stanley.
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Volume (Year): 12 (1999)
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