So many of the factors influencing low wages growth for Australian workers are also an important influence on CEO pay, although not necessarily in the same way.
Data shows that growth in total CEO pay has outstripped average Australian wage growth in every year of the last five years. But perhaps we need to look more closely.
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.
CEO of CPA Australia, Alex Malley, has come under fire for the amount he’s paid in light of public scrutiny.
The amplified public concerns about executive pay that led to the cementing of reporting and disclosure into law, may start trend of voluntary disclosure among professional bodies.
Office perks like slides down stairs may not be the best way to motivate good behaviour.
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Research shows paying people more can actually lead to worse decisions. Getting the best results from executives requires understanding our complex motivations
Employees in the study were willing to put their own interests before their employers for money.
Employees in this study would forgo A$1 million for their employer, to gain as little as A$500 personally.
Commonwealth Bank is just one of a few Australian businesses that have faced shareholder votes against executive pay.
Two experts debate whether or not Australian executive pay should be benchmarked against that of US companies.
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It is those who know how to think nimbly, creatively and responsibly that end up building extraordinary careers.
Tony Abbott’s latest “Captain’s call” comes as the government commits more troops to Iraq.
Tony Abbott's decision to grant the defence forces a 2% pay rise could come back to bite him as the public service sees a double standard.