Asia Pacific Journal of Management

, Volume 27, Issue 4, pp 775–802

Executive compensation in Asia: A critical review and outlook

Authors

    • Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Bloch School of Business and AdministrationUniversity of Missouri—Kansas City
  • Xia Zhao
    • Department of Management and MarketingCalifornia State University, Dominguez Hills,
  • Haibin Yang
    • Department of ManagementCity University of Hong Kong
Article

DOI: 10.1007/s10490-010-9207-7

Cite this article as:
Sun, S.L., Zhao, X. & Yang, H. Asia Pac J Manag (2010) 27: 775. doi:10.1007/s10490-010-9207-7

Abstract

In this research we conduct a systematic and critical review of the literature on executive compensation in Asian countries. We discuss the particular characteristics of executive compensation in Asia in terms of pay criteria, contingency factors, and implications for performance and turnover. We thereby highlight the unique contributions of Asian studies to the mainstream Western research in executive compensation, and call for future research integrating agency theory and the institution-based view in examining pay variances across different institutions.

Keyword

Executive compensationAsiaReviewAgency theoryInstitution-based view

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