Are They Worthy?

Foroohar, Rana; Sheridan, Barrett
September 2006
Newsweek;9/18/2006, Vol. 148 Issue 12, pE18
The article explores the controversy over the compensation of the chief executive officers (CEOs) of major companies in the U.S. It presents the findings of one study which contradicts the perception that their wages are excessive, reporting that CEO pay increases are directly proportionate with the market capitalization of their companies. A Deloitte & Touche analyst asserts that pay standards must be tailored to specific industries and specific companies in order to be the most effective.


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