A wealth of options
- Cause for celebration and reward. // BRW;3/29/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p23
The article addresses the issue of executive compensation in Australia. According to the author, the system of hard work and reward is alive in Australian business. However, the author also believes that shareholders' concerns over options packages that give executives large parcels of shares...
- Remove the Executive Salary Cap. Wellman, David // Frozen Food Age;Nov2002, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p8
Comments on the issue regarding the salary of top corporate executives. Practices of several companies; Effort to control excessive executive compensation; Use of stock options as a form of executive compensation.
- In bull market, options make it hard to quit. Chase, Brett // American Banker;10/28/1997, Vol. 162 Issue 208, p6
Points out the effectiveness of stock options as a tool for retaining senior managers. Executives' anticipation of a huge payout when their companies sell; Increase in the number of companies that include stock as a significant portion of pay; Trend among banks to push stock options down to all...
- The Sprint scandal. Engebretson, Joan // America's Network;3/1/2003, Vol. 107 Issue 4, p6
Comments on the reform of executive compensation in the U.S. Amount saved by firms in exercising stock options by executives; Value of the Sprint shares; Effort of executives to avoid lavishing stock options.
- A new compensation base. B é rub é, G é rard // CA Magazine;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 135 Issue 1, p6
Focuses on the debate on executive stock option programs in Canada in 2002. Results of a July 2001 survey conducted by Hay Group among private and public sector organizations; Percentage of senior management in 2001 who qualified for annual bonus programs based on productivity gains; Concept of...
- Why `phantom' shares are, in effect, golden handcuffs. Laurence, Michael // BRW;10/17/94, Vol. 16 Issue 40, p112
Reports on the increasing popularity of phantom shares as an executive incentive scheme in Australia. Offer of incentive payments to senior management over the long term; Concept of phantom shares; Reasons why employers do not issue actual shares in their businesses; Encouragement of executives...
- The trouble with options. Brooks, Mike // Accountancy;Oct2006, Vol. 138 Issue 1358, p20
The article presents the viewpoint of the author that executive stock options, based on the theory that executives who share in the profits of a company will work hard to increase its value, often work against the interests of shareholders. Executives, unlike shareholders, do not suffer from a...
- Economy may affect execs' pay. Burr, Barry B. // Pensions & Investments;3/31/2008, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p8
The article speculates about executive compensation in the wake of weakening U.S. economy. According to a proxy season preview report by Mercer LLC, some companies are examining whether there is a compelling rationale in light of the stock market decline for repricing stock options for all...
- Employee Stock and Executive Pay Both Up. Marien, Michael // Future Survey;Sep2006, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p1
The article provides an overview of a report on employee stock and executive salary in the U.S. It mentions the increase in employee stock and options ownership in various companies. It cites the average salary earned by the top 10 percent of executives and the average employee wages in the country.