Executive Compensation

Steinbrink, John P.
March 1978
Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance;Spring78, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p294
Academic Journal
This article discusses the complex problem of structuring compensation programs at the top and middle-management levels in the U.S. An increasing trend in many companies is to use the chief executive officer's compensation level as the downward base for setting salary levels of the key persons reporting to the (CEO). The viable method of implementing successful compensation programs is to consider market data first and then proceed to internal evaluation of jobs.


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