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    Are stock options the best form of compensation for corporate executives? Would stock options tie the executives pay to the performance of the company? Are stock options more fair that than multi-million dollar salaries or huge bonuses that aren't fixed to the success of the company?

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    Stock options have been a huge area of debate over the past few years, as accounting scandals have emerged. Stock options are not the best form of compensation in big companies, where we're dealing with high revenues. Too often, executives have manipulated financial statement data to have the company appear more profitable than it is, and ...

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    The solution discusses if stock options given to executives as compensation is a good idea, and how the stock options will affect decisions made by the executives in regards to the company's financial performance.

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