Executive compensation: the role of
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to illuminate issues surrounding executive compensation as it relates to current understandings of Islamic business law. Design/methodology/approach - The emerging bodies of literature in the fields of executive compensation and opinions of stock options under Findings - It appears that the trend in offering employee stock options as part of a Research limitations/implications - Existing quantitative data in this area are limited. Given the qualitative, exploratory nature of the design, generalizability is not as robust as other designs. Practical implications - The paper makes recommendations about the inclusion of employee stock options as part of a Originality/value - This paper advances the extant literature on the ethics of executive compensation in general as well as adding to the extant literature on
Volume (Year): 4 (2011)
Issue (Month): 3 (October)
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