They advocate their points by parading highly paid CEOs
in front of the media and comparing CEO
compensation to that of the minimum wage workers (implicitly assuming that minimum wage workers have the same productivity levels as Chief Executives).
In the most positive case, what might be achieved between CEO
and COO is the work arrangement that has come to be called "two in a box"--a situation where CEO
and COO co-lead the company.
There is no evidence that physicians as a whole make better CEOs
than our non-physician counterparts.
2) Section 1001 of the Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act of 2002, also known as the "Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002," states a "Sense of the Senate Resolution" that CEOs
should sign a corporate tax return.
are accountable for action and results, more so than any other position in the company.
More than half the super CEOS
work at multinationals.
39, Owner, Chairman & CEO
, Continental Basketball Association.
These characteristics are what distinguish the best CEOs
from the rest and separate the companies that achieve vastly superior financial results from the average ones.
Pay for CEOs
at the 30 corporations with the biggest layoffs last year rose an average 67.
Growth company CEOs
continue to plan to add more jobs: 81 percent say they will add employees over the next 12 months, paralleling 80 percent in the March survey.
Mark Templeton, President and CEO
, Citrix Systems, Inc.
Shareholders and management alike are justifiably incensed when high-profile CEOs
spend too much time traveling, appearing on television, giving speeches or doing anything that does not pertain directly to the business at hand.