Is CEO Pay Too High and Are Incentives Too Low? A Wealth-Based Contracting Framework
- Good for the goose? Mantshantsha, Sikonathi // Finweek;9/17/2009, p34
The article reports on the increased salary of Eskom Holdings Ltd.'s chief executive Jacob Maroga to 26.7% for the 3.9 million Rand he received in financial 2008 in South Africa. It notes that the performance shares awarded to Maroga in April 2008 added another 5.1 million Rand to his 2009...
- The big bucks. McColl, Gina // BRW;5/3/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 17, p62
The article analyzes the rising remuneration of chief executives and other senior executives in Australia and the types of measurements used to calculate their remuneration. Some companies correlate executive pay to the company's profit performance and others correlate it to shareholders'...
- New Evidence On The Structuring Of CEO Incentive Pay Ratios. Veliyath, Rajaram; Cordeiro, James // Journal of Applied Business Research;Winter2001, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p95
The model examines both determinants of CEO incentive pay ratios that are controllable by the CEO, and those that are less controllable, based on a sample of 316 Fortune 500 firms in 1992. Firm diversity, firm growth opportunities, outside blockholdings, and the number of analysts following the...
- Change is name of the game. Verespej, Mike // Plastics News;9/6/2010, Vol. 22 Issue 26, p4
The article reports that due to the economic conditions, the median compensation for chief executive officers (CEOs) at the largest U.S. corporations will dip to more than 15 percent. Companies are requiring executives to hold long-term incentive (LTI) options longer before they can cash them....
- BETTER OFF AT NUMBER 2. Odell, Patricia // Promo;Jul2004, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p28
Provides statistics on executive salaries in promotion agencies based on the 2004 PROMO Salary Survey conducted in the U.S. Gains in salary and compensations by lower level employees; Determinants of bonuses; Indication that promotion agencies are currently profitable. INSET: POST SCRIPT.
- AS EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION BECOMES TOPIC A (AGAIN), THE REAL OUTRAGE IS HOW CEOS ARE PAID, NOT HOW MUCH. Colvin, Geoff // Fortune International (Europe);5/3/2010, Vol. 161 Issue 6, p20
The article criticizes the manner in which companies determine the pay of their chief executives. In the author's view it makes little sense for firms to base executive compensation on corporate earnings. He also believes executive pay should not be based on performance relative to an industry...
- Overcompensation. McDonough, William J. // Christian Century;6/15/2004, Vol. 121 Issue 12, p8
Discusses the greediness displayed by CEOS in terms of compensation and quarterly profits the U.S. Way in which businesses solve their problem of loss of pricing power but rising wages; Earnings performance of companies; Spiritual guidance needed by the executives.
- The Missing Link between Corporate Performance Measurement Systems and Chief Executive Officer Incentive Plans. DOSSI, ANDREA; PATELLI, LORENZO; ZONI, LAURA // Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance;Fall2010, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p531
While offering a literature review regarding several aspects and pitfalls of performance measurement and compensation literature and practice, we discuss the separation between corporate performance measurement systems (CPMSs) and incentive plans for chief executive officer (CEOIPs). Through...
- Variable Pay for CU Executives. Lanphear, Sue // Credit Union Executive Newsletter;10/6/2003, Vol. 29 Issue 32, p1
Reports on the increased variable pay offer to attract and retain top performer executives in the U.S. Incentives and bonuses reward for the executives; Increase in salary for management employees; Graph of chief executive officers' total cash compensation.