Carl Sjostrom from Viti Solutions has collaborated with H-K Bryn on articles that look at the relationship between risk and reward from a corporate governance perspective.
Integrating risk, return and reward in business cases (September 2021) looks at broadening the analyses to build a solid business case. Published on LinkedIn.
Balancing strategic ESG aspirations and stakeholder perspectives (May 2021) looks at the sometimes conflicting forces when trying to pursue an ESG amended strategy. Published by Headland Consultancy
Successful turnaround positioned for long-term value creation (March 2021) looks at the benefits of taking a more long-term perspective when launching turnaround strategies. Published on LinkedIn.
Risk & reward - Embedding ESG for strategic success (June 2020) discusses how ESG aspects should be included in strategic planning. Published on LinkedIn
Risk, actions and behaviours (part 1 April 2020 and part 2 May 2020) proposes an approach to incorporating risk, actions and behaviours in strategy planning and evaluation. Both parts were published in Governance (issues 308 and 309) and then also on LinkedIn: Part 1 and Part 2.
A new governance framework (October 2018) discusses new codes and argues that companies should articulate their own governance boundaries by defining the company’s reward philosophy and risk appetite. The article was first published in Governance (issue 290) and then also on LinkedIn under the title
Governing the rules of the corporation rather than being ruled by governance regulation.Symbiotic board committees (October 2016) discusses the committees of the board and how points of overlap and gaps can be addressed. Link to Governance, link to LinkedIn.
Carl Sjostrom from Viti Solutions collaborated with Iraj Ispahani in 2020 and 2021 on research and an article that looks at how single family offices stay relevant:
Single-family offices in the 21st century – remaining fit for purpose
Carl Sjostrom from Viti Solutions contributed to the Institute for Family Business's Non Executive Directors In Family Business Guide in 2021:
Non-Executive Director Pay in Family-Owned Businesses
Link to guide at the IFB (September 2921).
Carl Sjostrom from Viti Solutions collaborated with Ian Wilcox in 2016 on an article that looks at how companies in the Pharmaceutical industry operate incentive plan designs and how they align and sometimes contradict their strategic directions.
Executive pay and innovation
Reward philosophy and global mobility
In December 2017, Didier Hoff at UniMobility interviewed Carl Sjostrom about reward philosophy and the importance for reward linked to global mobility:
Global Shares invited Carl Sjostrom to write an article on long-term incentive design for their clients and discusses there how governance trends impact how incentives are sometimes shaped:
The fashion for long-term incentives - link to article
As the United Kingdom considered and then voted for Brexit, Carl Sjostrom from Viti Solutions collaborated with H-K Bryn and Mike Derby on a couple of LinkedIn blog posts that looked at such change and uncertainty from a company's perspective.
The EU referendum: Out – what now? (June 2016) looks at Brexit in the aftermath of the referendum vote. Link to blogpost
In or out? Regardless there are opportunities ahead (2016) looks at what different outcomes would mean for corporate planning. Link to blogpost.