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Girighet bland chefer är inte enstaka girigbukar bland cheferna, menar två Harvard-professorer.
"In the new book Pay Without Performance: The Unfulfilled Promise of Executive Compensation, Lucian Bebchuk and Jesse Fried make the case that the executive compensation system in the U.S. is fundamentally broken.Relaterat: Common Dreams placerar "Continuing Corporate Scandals på sin lista över "most underreported" under 2004:
"The Enron and Worldcom scandals broke in the summer of 2001. Shortly thereafter, politicians and businessmen on Wall Street assured us that new regulations would make corporate scandals a thing of the past. Hah. Last week the SEC announced that the mortgage giant, Fannie Mae - which, together with Freddie Mac, backs half of all the mortgages issued in the U.S. - is involved in a new corporate scandal. Fannie Mae will have to recognize $9 billion in losses that they've hidden from the public since 2001. Yes, this accounting fraud, which rivals anything Worldcom or Enron did, has occurred in the last three years, in spite of a so-called crack-down on corporate crime. And it's received zero press coverage, except for a few small articles in the Wall Street Journal. For shame!"
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11 jan 2005
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