Are U.S. CEOs Overpaid? A Partial Response to Kaplan
- CRAIN'S LIST THE FORTUNATE 100. // Crain's Chicago Business;5/26/2008, Vol. 31 Issue 21, p23
The article lists chief executive officers (CEOs) ranked on the basis of compensation in the U.S., the number of times company's CEO has been ranked No. 1, and percentage of compensation received by CEOs that are part of the company's revenue.
- CEOs Rewarded for Corporate Tax Dodging. COLLINS, CHUCK // Progressive Populist;10/1/2011, Vol. 17 Issue 17, p10
The article focuses on a group of chief executive officers (CEOs) who are receiving huge compensation packages while their companies are paying little or no taxes in the U.S.
- Pensions & Benefits. // Corporate Board;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 33 Issue 193, p27
The article reports on the result of a study conducted by Alvarez and Marsal Taxand which shows that the average change-in-control benefit given to chief executive officers (CEOs) has climbed 32 percent in the U.S., increasing to 30.2 million dollars in 2011 from 22.9 million dollars in 2009.
- Making Themselves Look Good: Do Peer Group Comparisons Inflate CEO Pay? Zorn, Michelle L.; Combs, James G. // Academy of Management Perspectives;Aug2011, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p78
A review is presented of the article "Are all CEOs above average? An empirical analysis of compensation peer groups and pay design," by John Bizjak, Michael Lemmon and Thanh Nguyen, published in a 2011 issue of "Journal of Financial Economics."
- Contractual vs. Actual Separation Pay Following CEO Turnover. Goldman, Eitan Moshe; Peggy Peiju Huang // Management Science;May2015, Vol. 61 Issue 5, p1108
Using hand-collected data, we document the details of the ex ante severance contracts and the ex post separation pay given to S&P 500 chief executive officers (CEOs) upon departing from their companies. We analyze what determines whether or not a CEO receives separation pay in excess of the...
- Compensation & Recruitment. // Corporate Board;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 29 Issue 172, p27
The article presents two studies related to compensation and recruitment of chief executive officers (CEOs) in the U.S. According to the study by Yan Zhang of Rice University in Houston, Texas, many of the country's CEOs are exiting from their positions prematurely. Meanwhile, the survey...
- EXECUTIVE PAY -- DID BOARDS OVERREACT TO THE 2008 CRASH? Becker, Irv; Bacher, Jeff // Directors & Boards;2010 Annual Report, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p34
The article discusses the relationship between performance and pay of executives in the U.S. It mentions the use of 2010 chief executive officer (CEO) pay survey from Hay Group Inc. to test the relationship of pay and performance, which indicates that large companies are divided into three...
- Corporate Performance and Governance: An Empirical Study of Insider Perspective on Governance. Jae H. Song; Adams, Carl R.; Rhee, Yinsog // Business Renaissance Quarterly;Spring 2013, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p17
Using a proxy measure of corporate governance constructed from the annual changes in chief executive officer compensation and workers' employment, this paper studies the relationship between corporate governance and long-term financial performance of selected large US public firms. Resulting...
- Size Plays Key Role in Big Bank Compensation. // American Banker;5/14/2014, Vol. 179 Issue 74, p15
The article states that the average compensation for the four largest U.S. banks' chief executive officers increased 10 percent 2013 over the previous year, according to the governance watchdog organization GMI Ratings.