stock incentive plan

stock incentive plan UK US noun [C] (abbreviation SIP, also share incentive plan) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET, HR
an arrangement where employees own a percentage of their company’s shares so that they make money when the company makes a profit: »

He will continue to defer the receipt of shares received under a 2007 stock incentive plan for directors.

See also EMPLOYEE SHARE OWNERSHIP PLAN(Cf. ↑employee share ownership plan)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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