In a word, no. In fact, a high ratio is associated with, although it does not cause, stronger earnings and stock performance, a new study finds.
In addition, a greater percentage of CFOs than CEOs received raises in 2016, according to a study by Compensation Advisory Partners.
It was the biggest gain in compensation for chief executives in three years, Equilar reports.
But average pay raises for controllers and management-level finance team members were higher, according to the AFP.
While Wells Fargo's sales incentive plan wrought evil, a thoughtful plan can trump all other sales-enhancement efforts.
The more a Big Four firm pays its auditors, the fewer restatements its clients have, finds a new study.
The market for executive pay is more efficient today than it was decades ago, a pay consultant insists.
Here are four fresh takes in the ceaseless debate over compensation for CEOs and CFOs.
Small, positive changes by astute executives can drive astronomical increases in shareholder return and long-term company value.
At its worst, high pay may incentivize wrongdoing by executives to meet performance benchmarks, the AFL-CIO contends.