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Executive Compensation:   Internet Guide and Bibliography
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Crystal Report Online
The Crystal Report is an online journal focusing on executive compensation trends. It is written for corporate compensation personnel, compensation consultants, attorneys, executive recruiters, institutional investors, academics and stock analysts. The intent is to offer a quality source for compensation data, analysis and commentary. Graef Crystal is a leading expert on Executive Compensation.

Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition "Executive Pay"
The online Wall Street Journal's Special Report on Executive Pay includes articles, interviews, case studies, statistics and links that focus on the following questions. This site offers resources to help determine executive worth, whether should pay and performance be linked, etc. It also explores the responsibilities of boards of directors, shareholders and employees.

"U.S. Economy Is Neither Leaner Nor Meaner For Investors Or CEOs"
"Downsizing the American Dream" A Staff Report of the House Democratic Policy Committee
This is a section of the Staff Report of the House Democratic Policy Committee entitled "Downsizing the American Dream". Measurement of the total compensation of corporate executives is fraught with some difficulty, because there are differences among various sources that combine to form an executive compensation package. This report compares the various sources and includes information on the widening gap between employees and CEO's.

Forbes Magazine: Forbes Magazines Stories by Subsection - Executive Compensation
This site offers Forbes Magazine stories and statistics on Executive pay from the 1998 and 1997 issues. Includes biographical data, compensation tables, global pay, pay versus performance information.

EXECUTIVE EXCESS '98: CEOs Gain from Massive Downsizing. Fifth Annual Executive Compensation Survey
The organizations United for a Fair Economy and the Institute for Policy Studies join forces to bring this in depth report on CEO pay. The IPS/UFE survey analyzes rising CEO pay against the backdrop of corporate performance vis--vis other key stakeholders in society: U.S. workers, workers in other countries, and communities as a whole.

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Bok, Derek Curtis.
The cost of talent : how executives and professionals are paid and how it affects America / Derek Bok. New York : Free Press ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, c1993.

Compensation in nonprofit organizations / directed by Steven Langer ; [sponsored by the Society for Nonprofit Organizations]. 2nd ed. Crete, IL : Abbott, Langer & Associates, c1989.

Compensation planning for executives in a new environment / co-chairpersons, Yale D. Tauber, Gerald P. Wolf. New York, N.Y. (810 7th Ave., New York 10019) : Practising Law Institute, c1992.

Corporate restructuring and executive compensation / edited by Joel M. Stern, G. Bennett Stewart III, and Donald H. Chew, Jr. Cambridge, Mass. : Ballinger Pub. Co., c1989.

Crystal, Graef S.
In search of excess : the overcompensation of American executives / Graef S. Crystal. 1st ed. New York : Norton, c1991.

Do compensation policies matter? / Ronald G. Ehrenberg, editor. Ithaca, N.Y. : ILR Press, c1990.

Executive compensation, 1988 / Yale D. Tauber, chairman. New York, N.Y. : Practising Law Institute, c1988.

Executive compensation : a strategic guide for the 1990s / edited by Fred K. Foulkes. Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business School Press, c19910.

Kay, Ira T. Value at the top : solutions to the executive compensation crisis / Ira T. Kay. 1st ed. New York, NY : HarperBusiness, c1992.

New strategies and innovations in compensation / edited by Frank Caropreso; conference program director, Charles Peck. New York, N.Y. : Conference Board, c1989.

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Journal Articles


    Buchholtz, Ann K; Young, Michael N; Powell, Gary N.
    Are board members pawns or watchdogs? The link between CEO pay and firm performance. Group & Organization Management v23, n1 (Mar 1998):6-26.

    CEO pay and shareholder value.
    Compensation & Benefits Management v14, n3 (Summer 1998):51-57.

    Grossman, Wayne; Hoskisson, Robert E.
    CEO pay at the crossroads of Wall Street and Main: Toward the strategic design of executive compensation. Academy of Management Executive v12, n1 (Feb 1998):43-57.

    Hickins, Michael.
    Evaluating CEO pay. Management Review v87, n9 (Oct 1998):7.

    Kahn, Jeremy.
    A CEO cuts his own pay. Fortune v138, n8 (Oct 26, 1998):56-64.

    Montemayor, Edilberto F.
    CEO Pay: A Comprehensive Look. Personnel Psychology v51, n3 (Autumn 1998):781-783.

    Lippert, Robert L; Porter, Gayle.
    Understanding CEO pay: A test of two pay-to-performance sensitivity measures with alternative measures of alignment and influence. Journal of Business Research v40, n2 (Oct 1997):127-138.

    Griner, Emmett H.
    Corporate performance, stock option compensation, and measurement error in CEO pay. Journal of Applied Business Research v12, n1 (Winter 1995/1996):1-11.

    Griner, Emmett H.
    Stock option compensation, CEO pay, and corporate performance: A board-level perspective. Journal of Managerial Issues v8, n2 (Summer 1996):143-153.

    Hambrick, Donald C; Finkelstein, Sydney.
    The effects of ownership structure on conditions at the top: The case of CEO pay raises. Strategic Management Journal v16, n3 (Mar 1995):175-193.

    Miller, Daniel J.
    CEO salary increases may be rational after all: Referents and contracts in CEO pay. Academy of Management Journal v38, n5 (Oct 1995):1361-1385.

    Brownstein, Andrew R.; Panner, Morris J.
    Who Should Set CEO Pay? The Press? Congress? Shareholders? Harvard Business Review v70, n3 (May/Jun 1992):28-38.

    CEO Pay: How Much Is Enough?
    Harvard Business Review v70, n4 (Jul/Aug 1992):130-139.

    Crystal, Graef S.
    At Last, a Seriously Overpaid Woman!. Financial World v161, n2 (Jan 21, 1992):72.

    Crystal, Graef S.
    My "Worst" Client. Financial World v161, n3 (Feb 4, 1992):78-79.

    Crystal, Graef S.
    Stealth Compensation. Financial World v161, n4 (Feb 18, 1992):74,78.

    Crystal, Graef S.
    Weep Not for "Hired Hands". Financial World v161, n6 (Mar 17, 1992):40-41.

    Crystal, Graef S.
    Let's Hear It for John Reed!. Financial World v161, n1 (Dec 24, 1991/Jan 7, 1992):126-127.

    Meredith, David R.
    Exploding Myths of CEO Pay. Chief Executive, n79 (Sep 1992):32-36,41-49.

    Nelson-Horchler, Joani.
    CEO Pay: "Baffling" "Disgraceful" "Sickening" "Embarrassing" "Infuriating". Industry Week v240, n8 (Apr 15, 1991):12-20.
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