Are CEOs Overhyped and Overpaid?
Harvard Business Review
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
For example, Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk enjoy cult-like status and are widely regarded as modern tycoons of innovation. My focus was on peer-reviewed journal articles (academic papers) that included reliable measures of CEO attributes (e.g., I came up with three major conclusions from this literature review: CEOs Do Matter a Lot. return on sales, return on assets, and market-to-book ratio) have been increasing with time , at least in the U.S.