Browsing All posts tagged under »Executive Compensation«

Compensation Calculations

February 19, 2010

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Some public companies seem to be getting the message on executive compensation and, as a result, are beginning to show some restraint.

A Market Solution to Wall Street’s Pay Problem

January 28, 2010

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A recent article in Barron's looks at the issue of Wall Street pay and proposes solutions that don't involve having the government get involved in the Street's compensation practices.

Bold Leadership: Walking the Walk on Pay for Performance

January 11, 2010

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Last week, Jeff Smisek took over as CEO of Continental Airlines. As reported in the Houston Chronicle, one of Smisek’s first acts was to give up his annual salary of $730,000 and any bonuses until the airline earns a full-year profit. In a letter to the company’s employees – the full text of which can […]

End of the Big Bonus Era?

December 10, 2009

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Recent developments hint at the idea that maybe the era of super-sized bonuses and pay packages is fading.

Will the Supreme Court Weigh In on the “Great Recession”?

August 21, 2009

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By agreeing to hear the case of Jones v. Harris Associates, the Supreme Court may take the opportunity to make a statement on certain business practices seen as contributing to Great Recession.

How Do You Define “Excessive Compensation?”

May 1, 2009

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An article by Sarah Jane Tribble in last Saturday’s Cleveland Plain Dealer should serve as a reminder that controversy over executive compensation – and what defines “excessive” compensation – is not limited to Wall Street, nor to the private sector in general. The article looks at the pay of executives at nonprofit hospitals and discusses […]

Compensation Currents

April 23, 2009

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Recent news items on executive compensation