What is a CEO worth? Don't look to peers

September 2011
Directors & Boards;2011 3rd Quarter, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p40
Trade Publication
The article discusses the controversy over executive pay in the U.S. It emphasizes that the reliance of boards on data that show pay at comparable enterprises increases pay to the levels that have created shareholder outrage. It stresses that understanding the internal mechanism of the pay process can help in solving such controversy. It asserts that having an efficient negotiation process determines the necessary level of pay to retain and incentivize a chief executive officer (CEO).


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