Top Pay is an extremely topical and contentious area and compensation and benefits is a well-defined area of interest in HR. This book investigates how the field of top pay developed? Why is there so much interest in top pay? Why governments take such an interest? Separation of ownership from control. The issues of Institutional shareholding, globalisation, comparisons between countries,equity theory and government policy are all addressed
Introduction. "Fat Cat" Pay; Shareholders' attitude to Director's Pay; Accountability, transparency and performance: Comparing annual report disclosures on CEO Pay accross Europe; Performance Standards for Directors; Developments in Top Level Compensation; Designing Reward Packages; Equity Incentives; Remuneration Committees; Human Resource Strategy and Top Pay.