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Compensation in Professional Service Firms

 Ashish Nanda and Lauren Prusiner   (Revised: April 27, 2010)
Product number:
HLS 10-24
7 pages
Product Type:
Background Note
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The note discusses the considerations that determine the design and execution of compensation systems in professional service firms (PSFs) and the interrelationship between compensation and other human resources management systems in PSFs.  

Learning Objectives

This background note encourages students to examine and discuss compensation systems and their relationship to HR management systems in professional services firms.

Subjects Covered

Compensation, Incentives, Leadership, Managing professionals, Organizational design, Partnerships


Geographic: United States

Industry: Professional Services

Event Year Begin: 2010

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For hard copies, please contact Lisa Brem E-mail: lbrem@law.harvard.edu; Ph: +1-617-495-8689

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