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October 15, 2012
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August Aquila, a consultant who specializes in designing compensation plans, said employees should be given three to five goals or performance objectives. "When people have 10 goals or 15 goals, it's too much," Aquila said. "And goals that are 5% of something dilute the emphasis of what you're trying to do."
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CPA News to Know
1 Whistleblower's claim is not entitled to Tax Court review
1 Investors aware of issues before goodwill impairment announcements, study shows
1 CAQ releases practice aid on audit communication
1 Study finds early warning signs for a looming global talent imbalance
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