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Why Companies Fear Restoring Executive Pay Cuts?

While restoration of employee pay cuts is on the rise, reversal of executive pay cuts is still on hold. Thanks to the strong sentiment against the alleged outrageous executive pay, the Ken Feinberg factor and the slow pace of economic recovery, compensation and pay analysts think companies are playing safe at the moment by maintaining silence over executive pay cut reversals.

Fayazuddin A. Shirazi CEO Compensation October 30 2009
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What’s Ahead for the 2010 Proxy Season

It’s a big nay for Say on Pay in 2010, but the SEC is asking for more transparency. Here’s a look at new rules for this year’s proxy season

Russ Banham CEO Compensation , Governance/Compliance , Leadership , Strategy March 13 2010
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VIDEO: CEO of the Year Alan Mulally on Fair CEO Compensation

Chief Executive magazine’s CEO of the Year, Ford Motor Company’s Alan Mulally, weighs in on CEO compensation. This topic has grown controversial as many CEOs have taken home large bonuses while the rest of the economy remains fragile. Here Mulally gives his opinion on how to fairly compensate chief executives.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Compensation , CEO Compensation , CEO Life , Corporate Finance , Governance/Compliance , Videos July 5 2011
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VIDEO: CEO of the Year Alan Mulally on Fair CEO Compensation

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Compensation July 6 2011
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Victory Without Vindication

Two years ago last April I sat in the Park Avenue office of Invemed, the investment firm of  Ken Langone [...]

JP Donlon CEO Compensation July 9 2008
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Top 100 CEO Pay Packages Among Public Companies

Here is a list of the top 100 CEOs and their pay packages according to public record. The top three CEOs all made more than $70 million in one year alone.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Compensation , CEO Life September 29 2011
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The Sanctity of Contracts in a World of Bailouts

Are the employment contracts of firms receiving bailout funds immune from government revision? Major public dustups have an unsettling way of forcing CEOs, who are often in the line of fire, to ponder fundamental questions about the structure of this nation’s economic order.

Richard A. Epstein CEO Compensation , Governance/Compliance , Legal June 22 2009

The New Risk Paradigm for Corporate Governance

Effective risk management oversight by boards of directors — accompanied by risk-centric culture and governance — is the best defense against earnings surprises, reputational and legal problems, and financial ruin. Here are seven essential questions every board must consider.

Leo M. Tilman And David Martin CEO Compensation January 3 2011
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The Limits of Monetary Incentives

Money isn’t the great motivator people often suppose. In fact, excessive monetary rewards can lead to bad behaviors.

Claudio Feser CEO Compensation , Compensation , Talent Management February 3 2012

The Costs of CEO Failure

According to Challenger, Gray & Christmas, the number of CEO departures in the U.S. between 2005 and 2007 averaged almost twice that of the preceding three years. By mid-year 2008, this rate was again on the increase.

Nat Stoddard And Claire Wyckoff CEO Compensation , Talent Management December 12 2008

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