When asked in 2008 by Dennis Jacobe ( Chief Economist) to say in all honesty how they personally feel about their pay, 51% of Americans feel they are underpaid for the work they do, 46% feel they are paid about the right amount, and 3% feel they are overpaid. But how is it today in 2017 round the globe?
"Recently, the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University conducted a nationwide survey of 1,202 individuals — representative by gender, race, age, political affiliation, household income, and state residence — to understand public perception of CEO pay levels among the 500 largest publicly traded corporations. Key takeaways are:
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Among the many topics, you shouldn't broach in the workplace, discussing salaries with your coworkers has long been considered one of the biggest offenses.
"In most of the Western world, salary just isn't something people feel comfortable talking about," writes researcher David Burkus in his 2016 book "Under New Management: How Leading Organizations are Upending Business as Usual." To many people, it's the polite and right thing to do to keep salaries secret."
However, what workers — and many …