TITLE

Stock Options Continue to be Used for Executive Incentives

AUTHOR(S)
Frew, Scott
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
Chemical Market Reporter;08/16/99, Vol. 256 Issue 7, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the trends in executive compensation and the correlation between escalating executive compensation and the use of stock options as an element of executive pay. Pay packages during the 1980s; Executive pay in the 1990s; Factors behind the the rise of stock- and options-based compensation packages; Purpose of companies in implementing employee stock options.
ACCESSION #
2192384

 

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