CEO Pay for Performance: The Solution to Managerial Power

9 Pages Posted: 14 Dec 2005  

Ira T. Kay

Pay Governance LLC

Date Written: December 2005

Abstract

This paper is based on the author's comments at the Columbia Symposium on Bebchuk and Fried's "Pay without Performance: The Unfulfilled Promise of Executive Compensation". The paper asks and answers four basic questions: (1) What about Bebchuk and Fried's managerial power theory does the author agree with? (2) What does the author disagree with? (3) Is a high level of CEO pay for performance compatible with the managerial power theory? and (4) Does CEO pay for performance exist?

Keywords: Executive compensation, pay without performance, Pay for performance

JEL Classification: G30, J33, J44, K22

Suggested Citation

Kay, Ira T., CEO Pay for Performance: The Solution to Managerial Power (December 2005). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=869806 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.869806

Ira T. Kay (Contact Author)

Pay Governance LLC ( email )

United States

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