Management: Who Gets What

In most parts of the world, the salary of an executive is treated with as much secrecy as his sex life. When the British learned last month that British Printing Corp. Chairman Wilfred Harvey pulled down $750,000 a year plus expenses, they were astounded not only by the amount but by the fact that it had become known. The disclosure came after directors of the firm won a battle to force Harvey to resign and relinquish his huge salary, which they called "grotesque." The case raised curiosity about how much and how varied are the incomes of the world's...

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