Executive Pay Regulation: What Regulators, Shareholders, and Managers Can Learn from Major Sports Leagues

Helmut M. Dietl, Tobias Duschl, Markus Lang
2011 Business and Politics  
Executive pay regulation is widely discussed as a measure to reduce financial mismanagement in corporations. We show that the professional team sports industry, the only industry with substantial experience in the regulation of compensation arrangements, provides valuable insights for the regulation of executive pay. Based on the experience from professional sports leagues, we develop implications for the corporate sector regarding the establishment and enforcement of executive pay regulation
more » ... well as the level, structure, and rigidity of such regulatory measures.
doi:10.2202/1469-3569.1357 fatcat:e7gkef5tgnbh5d2xypxxzzn73a