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Mergers, motivation and directors' remuneration

Abell, Peter, Samuels, J. and Cranna, M. (1994) Mergers, motivation and directors' remuneration. CEPDP, 199. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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Abstract

Using small matched samples of companies which are, and are not, highly involved in acquisition in the period 1986-90, an investigation is mounted to ascertain whether "acquisitiveness" has any impact upon the remuneration of the top directors over and above what one would expect because of the growth in "size". The evidence suggests it does, if returns to share options are included in the measure of remuneration.

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
Official URL: http://cep.lse.ac.uk
Additional Information: © 1994 the authors
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Sets: Research centres and groups > Managerial Economics and Strategy Group
Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Identification Number: 199
Date Deposited: 14 Aug 2008 15:07
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/20827/

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