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Bill de hÓra wrote:
> > From: Amy Lewis [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > According to Business Week, in the 1990s the ratio between a
> > chief executive's salary and the takehome pay of the typical,
> > feckless, whining grunt on the shopfloor rose from 85:1 to
> > 475:1.
> IANA CEO, but this should tell you volumes about the value of goods
> manufacture in modern markets.
I think it tells you a lot more about the ability of people in the
executive suite to line their own pockets. CEO salaries are not set in
the broader marketplace (when was the last time you bought a CEO?) so
you can't compare them to the prices of goods purchased there.