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A Good Story About Executive Compensation

A Good Story About Executive Compensation

by Frank Roche on February 14, 2008

in Executive Compensation

I wonder about the ratio of “executive greed” to “executives do the right thing” stories in mainstream media. It’s gotta be 100:1. Or 1000:1.

This is a story about executives doing the right thing. The Philadelphia Inquirer ran a story today titled “Comcast Founder Slashes His Pay.” The story talks about the decision Ralph Roberts made to work for $1 a year and how Comcast execs chose to cut their earned bonus payments. They didn’t have to. They made principled decisions. That’s a heckuva HR message.

And what message is your exec comp sending to employees?

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