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Suppose you were a member of Company X’s board of directors and chairperson of the company’s compensation committee. What factors should your committee consider when setting the CEO’s compensation? Should the compensation consist of a dollar salary, stock options that depend on the firm’s performance, or a mix of the two? If “performance” is to be considered, how should it be measured? Think of both theoretical and practical (i.e., measurement) considerations. If you were also a vice president of Company X, might your actions be different than if you were the CEO of some other company?

Summary Introduction

To identify: The factors that the committee must consider while setting the CEO’s compensation. Whether the compensation must be of dollar or stock or both. The way to measure the performance. The actions of Person X if he is the vice president of some other company.

Compensation Package: The compensation package of the manager should be attractive which inspire them to perform actively. If the compensation package is good, the manager will focus on the maximization of stockholders value. The compensation package should be fair.

Explanation
  • The CEO Compensation should be decided after checking all the criteria. How the firm is operating and how much profit is being owned.
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