Stratospheric pay for chief executives under new scrutiny

07/01/2002
Toppled companies and disclosures of book-cooking have intensified scrutiny of the often stratospheric compensation of corporate chief executives.Top managers with lavish stock-performance incentives have misled shareholders, jeopardized and in some cases ruined companies, and weakened confidence in corporate governance. The public is outraged-especially that significant and growing part of the public that owns stock.A backlash is brewing among politicians, regulators, labor groups, and shareholder advocates. Some of it will be unjust.Not all chief executives have played fast and loose with financial reports, evaded taxes, traded stock on insider information, or kited bonuses just before ...
read-story

Why Register?

Non-subscribers can only view whitepapers by providing name, home and email address, phone number and other information and comment on/rate articles.

Why Subscribe?

Oil & Gas Journal subscribers with login credentials can access these premium features of OGJ Online:

  • Current Issue – an html version of the current week's issue of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • Past Issues – An Electronic OGJ Archive. A keyword-searchable archive of all issues of Oil & Gas Journal dating back to 1990; also searchable by issue date.
  • Market Journal – a weekly round-up of the oil and gas markets, with observations from leading analysts.
  • Editor's Perspective – a short article of insight and opinion by the Editor of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Industry Stats – quick access to current industry statistics from Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Survey Downloads - quick access to exclusive reports from Oil & Gas Journal.

 

Subscriber Help or Subscribe

Oil & Gas Journal Subscribers: Have your subscription number (from the mailing label on the cover of your Oil & Gas Journal) and e-mail address ready to set up your online account through Customer Service Assistant.

If you're not an Oil & Gas Journal subscriber, start a subscription and gain access to the subscriber areas of OGJ Online now.

Stay Connected