share incentive scheme

Any scheme in which employees who achieve personal or group performance targets are rewarded with shares in the company. There are many different types of scheme. In recent years, some companies have been severely criticized by shareholders for setting up share incentive schemes that are considered too generous. See also employee share ownership plan; employee share ownership trust; savings related share option scheme; share option

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