March 2007

The morality of mega-salaries

A reader wrote to ask the following question:

Recently I've learned that the CEO of our company has a salary of 900k,
and received a bonus of 1.8 million! I'm not proposing a communist system would be better, but something about that seems out of whack. I mean, what the heck could the guy be doing each day that merits that reward? Yes, yes, other CEOs make more but...