• How Boards Can Rein In CEO Pay
    HBR - Dec 2
    The wolves are out and circling on the question of CEO pay, since more and more executives are walking away with their pockets lined while their organizations flounder. Take, for example, Tom Albanese, who stepped down as... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • These 7 Companies Spent More On CEO Pay Than Federal...
    Fortune - Nov 20
    Seven of the country’s 30 largest corporations doled out more to their chief executives last year than to Uncle Sam. These seven firms reported more than $74 billion in profits last year and received a combined total of... Read »
    1 month ago
  • More Transparency, More Pay For CEOs
    NYT - Nov 11
    “It’s very seldom that publishing compensation accomplishes much for the shareholders. No C.E.O. looks at a proxy statement and comes away saying, ‘I should be paid less.’ ” Warren Buffett made that contrarian... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Why Do American CEOs Make Twice As Much As German...
    Fortune - Nov 4
    Seeing chief executives like Microsoft’s Satya Nadella make $84 million a year has become so commonplace in the U.S that it’s easy to glaze over and ignore it altogether. That’s especially the case for those approving... Read »
    1 month ago
  • China’s Assault On Corruption Enters Executive Suite
    WSJ - Oct 27
    The next big step in China’s anticorruption drive will hit executive suites hard. Read »
    1 month ago
  • Meet The Wealthiest Person In Every US State
    Business Insider - Oct 16
    Bill Gates, Christy Walton, Harold Hamm, and Warren Buffett all made this year's list. Read »
    2 months ago
  • Should We Cap Pay Now That A CEO Earns 120 Times The...
    Forbes - Oct 13
    I, of course, being a free marketeer, would reject the idea that there should be maximum wages: just as I do that there should be minimum ones. But over and above then ideological objection there’s something that the... Read »
    2 months ago
  • About That CEO/Employee Pay Gap
    WSJ - Oct 13
    Meanwhile, the AFL-CIO and its aligned think tanks have made hay of the huge difference between the pay of CEOs and employees. Read »
    2 months ago
  • Rupert Murdoch Took A Pay Cut…Or Did He?
    Fortune - Oct 6
    The News Corp demerger was supposed to unlock value for shareholders. But the changes seem to have also unlocked a good deal of cash for Rupert Murdoch. Read »
    2 months ago
  • CEOs Get Paid Too Much According To Pretty Much...
    HBR - Sep 23
    Rumblings of discontent about executive wages, the 1%, and wealth gaps know no borders. And neither does fierce debate about income inequality in general. But until now, it’s been relatively unclear how much people think... Read »
    2 months ago
  • America’s Highest-Paid Female CEO Was Born A Man
    NY Post - Sep 8
    Martine Rothblatt, 59 — who founded the $5 billion pharmaceutical firm United Therapeutics and also co-founded Sirius — had sex reassignment surgery in 1994. Read »
    3 months ago
  • 17 Facts About Warren Buffett And His Wealth That...
    Yahoo - Aug 29
    Warren Buffett has been incredibly successful, and he's extremely wealthy. Warren Buffett's wealth jumped by around $12.7 billion in 2013 alone. But how much is $12.7 billion anyway? Read »
    3 months ago
  • Former Kroger CEO Calls Executive Pay ‘Extreme’
    Think Progress - Aug 27
    David Dillon, the former CEO of the supermarket chain Kroger, told the audience of an Aspen Ideas festival that his pay in his last year on the job, which clocked in at nearly $13 million, “even seems ludicrous to me.” Read »
    3 months ago
  • How Obamacare Can End Bloated CEO Pay
    Fortune - Aug 27
    A section of President Obama’s signature health care reform law closes the ‘performance pay’ loophole for health insurance companies. Now it’s time to apply this across corporate America. Read »
    3 months ago
  • RadioShack, Nabors Stick With CEO Pay Despite...
    WSJ - Aug 26
    Meet the renegades of executive pay: two dozen companies, including Oracle Corp., RadioShack Corp. and Nabors Industries Ltd., that keep giving top officers sky-high pay packages and luxury perks despite shareholder ire. Read »
    3 months ago