Today’s corporate CEO has more in common with Che Guevera than meets the eye.
CEOs used to stay steadfastly neutral on divisive social and political issues. Those days are over, meaning today’s chief executive increasingly resembles Che Guevera.
In 2005, regulations were introduced that required US firms paying CEOs with stock options to list them in financial statements.
Compensating executives with stock options doesn't necessarily lead to more risk taking and higher dividend payouts.
Office perks like slides down stairs may not be the best way to motivate good behaviour.
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But standards of service are so low across the US airline industry that United may well get away with it.
Australia Post CEO Ahmed Fahour earned $5.6 million in 2015-16.
It’s not just that Ahmed Fahour earns a lot of money. Australia Post had, until this week, been able to keep its CEO's salary top secret.
Shareholders are left in the dark if CEOs overstate their firms’ prospects or conceal negative information.
There's a common theme in the rise of class actions against companies: CEOs have not been straight with investors, issuing falsely optimistic information or concealing negative information.
CEOs who are more confident are less likely to sell their own stock in a company.
If a company is led by an overconfident CEO, the firm is less likely to invest in corporate social responsibility measures like workforce diversity.
Banking inquiries in their current form serve as political theatre, rather than as a genuine form of accountability.
Members of House Standing Committee on Economics should be asking the directors of Australia's Big Four banks (not the CEOs) different questions, if they really want the right answers.