Alastair Ross-Goobey was reported in the FT as saying the granting of such options encouraged executives to focus on delivering short-term profitability to lift the share price, including introducing such things as cutting staff, reducing investments or research.
The consequences of this could have longer-term consequences for the company, Ross Goobey warned.
Rather, he called for a more ethical long-term approach, including rebuilding the trust between investors and chief executives.
Does Darwin's theory apply to taxation? Colin ponders...
The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
Colin imagines how Apple's logo might change in the wake of the EC's ruling over its Irish tax arrangements