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10 Companies Where CEO Pay Is Seriously Out Of Whack

Business  (tags: corporate, corruption, ethics, economy, consumers, dishonesty )

- 2017 days ago -
Are CEOs hundreds of times more valuable than their employees? Corporate boards seem to think so.

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Rose Becke (141)
Tuesday December 11, 2012, 9:57 pm
As far as I am concerned it is a crime the money they make

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 12:44 am

Arielle S (313)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 5:53 am
We so agree, John - how utterly ridiculous it has all gotten....

cecily w (0)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 5:53 am
OK--Some men (and an very slowly increasing number of women) view the salary game as just that, a game. They are basically high stakes gamblers. Often many board members are chosen because the board members feel the same way, so there is crossover. ("I'll sit on your board if you sit on mine.")
The money is welcome, but for many each move is the step up to the next highest tier. This has been played in business of course, but has over the last few decades, extended to charities.

Gloria picchetti (304)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 6:22 am

. (0)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 6:31 am
Hooyah! Then there are guys like the CEO of AIG who mismanaged the firm into needing TARP assistance and still walked away with millions in separation pay.

Jo S (0)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 7:30 am
I agree

Suzanne L (99)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 9:21 am
Too many at the top getting corpulent paychecks and bonuses and too few in the middle and on the front lines to actually get work done.

Elizabeth M (65)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 11:53 am
Noted with thanks Carrie.
230 times the amount of regular employees is ridiculous, and maybe a law should be passes to cap their wages and bonuses!

Nancy M (169)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 12:08 pm
Not just the salaries but that CEO salary to workers ratio. It gets more and more out of whack. And If you look at Productivity (i.,e. what the workers do), productivty is climbing exponentially and yet pay has stagnated.


Christine S (134)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 5:00 pm

Jason S (50)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 6:25 pm
Good posting, thanks

Robert O (12)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 12:38 am
Thanks Carrie.

Elaya Raja (39)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 1:45 am

Diana P (12)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 7:07 am
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