Discussion Board Forum 4 Are CEO’s Salaries Too High Executive compensation in the U.S. has been under fire. The ill will directed at what is considered over-paid by the Obama administration came to its crescendo one could argue in approximately 2009. The government becoming involved in the debate of what private companies pay their CEO, I think is beyond the constitutional scope of the government. That being said, the Obama administrations had made several proposal aimed at the pay and benefits of what they consider to be salaries that are too high. “ Treasury Secretary Geithner outlined four proposals, and they are: 1. compensation plans should properly measure and reward performance 2. compensation should be structured to account for the time horizon of risks 3. compensation practices should be aligned with sound risk management 4. we should reexamine whether golden parachutes and supplemental retirement packages align the interests of executives and shareholders.”[ CITATION SCH09 \l 1033 ] The government is just one group of a diverse group of people that has taken a disdain towards the salary and compensation of CEO’s. Remember that was the impetus supposed behind the occupy Wall Street movement.
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- Summer '14
- Management, Salary, CEO’s salaries