volume 34, issue 3, P289-304 2019
DOI: 10.1108/maj-10-2017-1687
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Paul Dunn, Zhongzhi He, Samir Trabelsi, Zhimin (Jimmy) Yu

Abstract: Purpose The purpose of this research is to investigate factors that contribute to technology firms paying higher compensation than non-technology firms, and why the mix of compensation at technology firms is different than the compensation packages at non-technology firms. Design/methodology/approach This research used a sample of 1,009 firm-year observations for the five-year period from 2001 to 2005 and random-effects regression models. Findings It was found that the total compensation paid to the CEOs …

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