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Question: Do you think the CEOs of the nation's major corporations are genuinely concerned with how the public perceives their executive compensation packages?

ANSWER: This won't win us many friends in the C-suite, but the truth is they are concerned to the point of being a little too defensive. That may explain the

release of a new study conducted by Mercer Human Resource Consulting on behalf of the Business Roundtable, an association of 160 CEOs.