We hear so much these day about banks and companies that have become so large they are unable to manage themselves -- that there are so many layers of bureaucracy that illegal and unethical behavior can go undetected for years.
From the Pope to billionaires, people are beginning to reject today's popular CEO compensation formula as unjust. There is no reason other than greed to explain how one human's contribution can be worth more than the contribution of 1,000.
'Tis the holiday season, and that means vacation time, holiday parties and, the most loaded perk, holiday bonuses. But before spending your bonus, find out how much you'll really receive after taxes are withheld.
Some organizations have already converted salary increases to bonus payments. But quite a few are still procrastinating, perhaps with the hope that inflation will give them more of a chance to give larger pay increases that are based on performance.
It is that mythical time of the year where businesses start trying to spread holiday cheer. In many cases, this is a pretty picture replete with one-time bonuses and upbeat messages. In other cases, this is another wonderful example of corporate hype.