Alexander (Sandy) Pepper is professor of management practice in the Department of Management at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is a leading researcher in HR management and labour markets issues, especially the impact of incentives and rewards on the behaviour of senior executives. Before joining LSE, he had a long career at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) where he held various senior management roles, including global leader of the HR Service business. Professor Pepper has recently authored The Economic Psychology of Incentives, published by Palgrave Macmillan.
Latest Articles by Sandy Pepper
21 November, 2022Why are ‘ethical’ executives still highly paid?
The way the labour market works—or fails to work—presents a dilemma for remuneration committees when it comes to executive pay.
29 April, 2022What’s a company for? Milton Friedman responds
The ongoing lively debate about corporate purpose has caused me to reflect further on the dialogue between Milton Friedman and Socrates…
1 December, 2021Executive pay, sustainability KPIs and the climate crisis
Linking KPIs to sustainability targets results in complexity. A focus on corporate purpose is a better way to tackle climate change.
20 May, 2021Taming the tiger: how investors are tackling inflation in executive pay
Solutions to market failures usually involve government action. But on the issue of CEO earnings, investors are taking the tiger by its tail.
3 July, 2020What’s a company for? An answer from Ancient Greece
An imagined dialogue between Milton Friedman, the economist who has come to represent the shareholder primacy world view, and Socrates.