CEO compensation

The recipe could not be simpler. Mix cynicism with greed, quickly stir and voila! American politics and government served up on a platter to the highest bidder
Shareholder-value ideology provides a cover for destructive behavior that tends to heighten inequality in our society.
For a large part of the 20th century, the fate and fortune of America's big business and its "average citizens" were intertwined. In the 21st century, however, they are almost completely disconnected.
(1) Workers are paid immediately and fairly for their time at work. CEOs also benefit from stock buybacks because it makes
Lawmakers have failed to keep the wage apace with inflation so that its value is now less than it was five decades ago.
First-quarter economic growth wasn't as bad as expected, yet corporate profits were much better than expected. So what are corporations doing with their profits rather than investing in future growth?
Those executives who claim that their rewards are conferred by the logic of the market are either lacking in economic understanding or are being disingenuous. There is no honest market for corporate leadership.
Five years ago, when excessive corporate executive compensation first emerged as a controversial political issue, the Dodd-Frank legislation required corporations to permit shareholders to vote on front office pay.
The buzz about Etsy's IPO runs something like this... the company that connects artisans and home-based craft makers to a new kind of consumer hungry for unique products -- has met its nemesis: the public equity markets.
We share Rush Limbaugh's fantasy that one day Dan Price's decision to drastically cut his own pay will be written up as a case study for MBA students. The difference is that we hope that it will be taught as an example of visionary leadership in the face of seemingly impossible odds.
You've undoubtedly heard that CEO Dan Price recently decided to cut his own salary in order to help finance a radical experiment in employee pay: everyone who works for Gravity Payments, based in Seattle, will now make $70,000/year.
Ken Dunn is an entrepreneur. Before starting Next Century Publishing, he made millions of dollars through his entrepreneurial efforts. He started Next Century to help authors avoid bad publishing experiences. In this interview, you'll get a glimpse into the life of a busy CEO.
In this new era of executive compensation run amok, the balanced scorecard has been replaced with an unbalanced one. The single factor that matters most in too many businesses is moving the financial needle to pad the executive's pocketbook.
The bank's 2014 net income rose 21.4 percent to $21.76 billion. Total net revenue, however, fell about 2.5 percent to $94.21
"Nonetheless, Mr. Holley remains fully committed to Plum Creek and intends to lead the company through this challenging and
There are many reasons the pay gap in the fast food industry is so wide. One reason is that the fast food industry has created
“There is a growing awareness that what’s wrong with the economy is that workers’ wages are stagnating or falling even though
We have transient customers, served by transient employees, working for transient leaders, owned by transient shareholders. Disengagement is overpowering today's leaders.
Among the top 0.1 percent of wage earners -- those bringing in more than 99.9 percent of the working population -- CEO compensation