The Comparative Study Between CEO Compensation, CEO/Chairman Role and Accounting Performance in New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Companies: An Empirical Study
Dr. Yusuf Mohammed Nulla

This study investigated the effect of CEO roles with accounting performance towards CEO compensation in the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) companies from the period 2005 to 2010. This study had selected one hundred and twenty companies through stratified sampling method. This study had demanded the characteristics of numerical and objectivity as such the quantitative research methodology was applied. The research question for this study was: is there a relationship between CEO compensation, CEO & Chairman dual role, and CEO role?. It was found that, there was a relationship between CEO salary, CEO bonus, CEO total compensation, and accounting firm performance, under both roles.

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