Once relegated largely to business periodicals and management forums, the debate over executive compensation has erupted as a major issue in Congress and in international forums. Policymakers and investors have criticized the perks and bonuses going to top executives, salespeople and dealmakers at now-troubled companies. But public furor has centered on the compensation of chief executives at major corporations, whose multimillion-dollar packages must be disclosed in financial filings.
By Brenna Maloney and Todd Lindenman - The Wasington Post
Growing Sense Of Outrage Over Executive Pay Article | NEW YORK -- The public's indignation over lavish executive pay has rippled beyond the circles of activist investors and corporate governance watchdogs, who for years have wrung their hands over compensation practices. It has spread even beyond grass-roots community organizers and public policy th...