TITLE

Tying CEO pay to performance: Compensation committees must do better

AUTHOR(S)
Hampson, H. Anthony
PUB. DATE
March 1991
SOURCE
Business Quarterly;Spring91, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at compensation committees' methods of assessing a chief executive officer's (CEO) performance and eventually judging the latter's compensation. Building an atmosphere of trust and understanding; Need for strong directors; Importance of good performance measures; Critical nature of succession planning.
ACCESSION #
9608140046

 

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