Publications


The latest insights to self-investing are found in the current list of Obermatt Insights.

Highlights

Better Executive Bonus Plans For Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG)
Thirty years ago, ideas of investing and managing beyond profits and shareholder return for social responsibility were new, aspirational, largely driven by individuals and presumed to come at the cost of making money. Not so anymore.
Pay To Downsize
Research on the Swiss Market shows that companies with growth oriented performance compensation do better than those with bottom line incentives, the majority method of pay for performance in Switzerland.
Pay-for-Performance is non existent (BBC)
Dr. Hermann J. Stern on BBC World Service on the absence of Pay-for-Performance in the US and UK.
Blue chips wrestle with pay formula
The Financial Times uses the Obermatt method to assess corporate performance and pay and concludes that there is a lack of correlation.

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Title, Author PUBLISHER MEDIA Topic Date
Do It Yourself Indexing
Hermann J. Stern
JAC - Joint Alumni Conference 1 Investment 1-Sep-2012
Do It Yourself Indexing
Hermann J. Stern
Next Big Thing 1 Investment 1-Sep-2012
US-UK Pay-for-Performance
Hermann J. Stern
BBC World Service 2 Bonus 11-Mai-2013
Underpaid bosses - They really exist
Unknown
The Economist 3 Bonus 10-Feb-2012
Blue chips wrestle with pay formula
Alison Smith
Financial Times 3 Bonus 8-Aug-2011
The Compensation Fairy Tales
Hermann J. Stern
CFA Institute 1 Bonus 1-Oct-2014
Executives aren't greedy
Hermann J. Stern
CFA Institute 1 Bonus 1-Oct-2014
Don't pay a profit share
Hermann J. Stern
CFA Institute 1 Bonus 1-Oct-2014
Don't reward for reaching a target
Hermann J. Stern
CFA Institute 1 Bonus 1-Oct-2014
Focus Markets Similar Returns as Stock Indexes
Hermann J. stern
Obermatt 3 Investment 23-Apr-2015
Value, Growth and Safety Investment Strategies Outperform Stock Markets
Hermann J. stern
Obermatt 3 Investment 31-Mar-2015
Making Bonus Systems Fair and Crisis Proof
Hermann J. stern
Obermatt 3 Bonus 11-Mar-2009
Executive Greed and a Powerful Cause for More Pay
Hermann J. stern
Obermatt 3 Bonus 19-May-2014
Pay To Downsize
Hermann J. stern
Obermatt 3 Bonus 5-Aug-2015
Obermatt Top 10 Stocks win 3:2 in 2015
Hermann J. stern
Obermatt 3 Investment 26-Feb-2016
Good News from ISS
Hans Münch
Obermatt 3 Bonus 12-Dec-2016
Obermatt Top 10 Stock Performance 2016
Hermann J. Stern
Obermatt 3 Investment 27-Jan-2017
Cycle-Proof Performance Measurement and Executive Bonus Plans
Hermann J. Stern
Obermatt 3 Bonus 12-Apr-2011
Better Executive Bonus Plans For Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG)
Hermann J. Stern
The Journal of Total Rewards 3 Bonus 1-Oct-2020
Invitation to the Co-development ESG for Executive Compensation
Hermann J. Stern
Obermatt 3 Bonus 1-Mar-2021
How COVID-19 reshapes businesses and executive pay for sustainability
Mehtap Eklund, Hermann J. Stern
Virtus Interpress 3 Bonus 12-Apr-2021
Pay, Peace and Passion
Hermann J. Stern
Medium 3 Bonus 27-Apr-2021
ESG Performance Management
Candace S. Cheng, Hermann J. Stern
Obermatt 3 ESG 1-9-2021