Journal of Business Ethics

, Volume 45, Issue 4, pp 341–359

CEO Incentives and Corporate Social Performance

  • Jean McGuire
  • Sandra Dow
  • Kamal Argheyd
Article

DOI: 10.1023/A:1024119604363

Cite this article as:
McGuire, J., Dow, S. & Argheyd, K. Journal of Business Ethics (2003) 45: 341. doi:10.1023/A:1024119604363

Abstract

This paper examines the relationship between CEO incentives and strong and weak corporate social performance. Using the KLD database we find that incentives have no significant relationship with strong social performance. Salary and long-term incentives have a positive association with weak social performance.

corporate governance executive compensation social performance social responsibility 

Copyright information

© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean McGuire
    • 1
  • Sandra Dow
    • 2
  • Kamal Argheyd
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ManagementConcordia UniversityMontrealCanada
  2. 2.École des Sciences de la GestionUniversité du Québec à MontréalMontréalCanada