Too much? The mega-salaries that some CEOs make may reflect poor corporate governance, according to researchers at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. The researchers say some board and ownership structures in companies seem to enable CEOs to influence directors in order to win compensation that is excessive for the company's size. They also say corporate governance tends to be weaker when one person is both CEO and chairman.
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Pub Date: 4/20/97