CEO Pay and Shareholder Value: Helping the U.S. Win the Global Economic War, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

CEO Pay and Shareholder Value

Helping the U.S. Win the Global Economic War, 1st Edition

By Ira T. Kay

CRC Press

160 pages

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Hardback: 9781574442038
pub: 1997-11-11
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U.S. executive pay, particularly that of CEOs, has been under serious attack for nearly a decade. Despite the fact that tying executive performance and pay to stock price has appeared to have substantially benefited the U.S. economy, this criticism has not subsided. CEO Pay and Shareholder Value challenges some assumptions behind this criticism by addressing these pertinent questions and more:

Table of Contents

Is There Pay for Performance?

We All Benefit When CEOs Perform

The Role of Executive Pay in the Global Economic War: A Comparison of the United States, Japan, and Europe

The Revolution in U.S. Corporate Governance and Its Impact on Executive Compensation

Synchronized Pay: A Solution for Improving All-Employee Performance

U.S. Executive Stock Ownership: A Source of Competitive Advantage

Epilogue: What if the Bulls Stop Running?

Selected Bibliography

Appendix A: Types of Long-Term Incentive Plans

Appendix B: The "Value" of an Employee Stock Option: A Brief Discussion of the Black-Scholes Option Pricing Model


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management Science