THE IMPORTANCE OF FIRM OWNERSHIP ON CEO COMPENSATION SYSTEM: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY OF NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE (NYSE) COMPANIES

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Yusuf Mohammed Nulla

DOI:10.22495/cocv9i4c1art1

Abstract

This important study in Executive Compensation topic investigated the importance of Firm Ownership on the CEO Compensation in the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) companies. This research had compared the CEO Compensation System of the Owner-Managed and the Management-Controlled companies from the period 2005 to 2010. The research question for this study was: is there a relationship between the CEO Cash Compensation, the Firm Size, the Accounting Firm Performance, and the Corporate Governance, among the Owner-Managed and the Management-Controlled companies? It was found that, there was a relationship between the CEO Salary, the CEO Bonus, the Total Compensation, the Firm Size, the Accounting Firm Performance, and the Corporate Governance, among the Owner-Managed and the Management-Controlled companies.

Keywords: CEO Compensation, Accounting Performance, Corporate Governance, Corporate Ownership, Owner-Controlled CEO Compensation, Management-Controlled CEO Compensation, and NYSE Compensation

How to cite this paper: Nulla Y. M. (2012). The importance of firm ownership on CEO compensation system: an empirical study of New York stock exchange (NYSE) companies. Corporate Ownership & Control, 9(4-1), 131-144. http://dx.doi.org/10.22495/cocv9i4c1art1