Recently, Barrick Gold, the largest gold mining company, announced the new compensation program that includes a scorecard with several financial indicators. The compensation program is announced as being "shareholder-friendly" and "long-term" and it is aligned with shareholders' value.
For me this approach looks very myopic as it has little to do with company's core business - mining the gold. Here is my short research of the topic:
Do you think that aligning a compensation plan with shareholder value is a good idea?