When the Wicked Thrive
By: Rick Boxx
August 3, 2010
A Wall Street Journal article posed an interesting question, "Does Pay Make CEOs Mean?" According to the commentary, three researchers summarized their findings by claiming "Increasing executive compensation results in executives behaving meanly toward those lower down the hierarchy." This conclusion was based on their study titled, "When Executives Rake in Millions."
They discovered that CEOs with the highest executive compensation penalized employees more, and provided them with less rewards than CEOs making much less. These researchers believe this is true in part due to the CEOs belief that they are all-powerful.
Proverbs 29:16 teaches, "When the wicked thrive, so does sin, but the righteous will see their downfall."
As you gain more authority, responsibility, and money remember who really deserves the credit; your heavenly Father, not you.
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