Hail To The Ceo. Why Just The Ceo?

Pay for performance is an excellent idea, and last year Corporate America received one heck of a lot of performance for the pay it gave CEOs. In a year when profits shot up a staggering 34%, the average salary and bonus of chief executives climbed only 10%, to $1.4 million, says BUSINESS WEEK's 45th annual Executive Pay Scoreboard. Not bad.

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