In Search of Excess: The Overcompensation of the American Executive

In Search of Excess: The Overcompensation of the American Executive

by Graef S. Crystal

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Overview

In the 1970s & 1980s, while the pay of American workers had gone nowhere, American CEOs have increased their own pay more than 400%. Throughout American business, CEO pay is alarmingly out of step with company performance & the national economy. Reveals how & why CEO salaries have grown so large through the business careers & compensation histories of the CEOs of many of Americas landmark companies. Reveals the maneuvers by which CEOs & their boards of directors have together unlocked CEO pay from company performance & in disguised the true extent of CEO compensation from the companys shareholders.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393030891
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 10/01/1991
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 1.00(w) x 1.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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