This story on pay at Yahoo is pretty staggering whichever way you look at it. Payments for failure; Pay differences between Males and Females; Compensation reflecting roles. It's almost worthy of three separate articles. A fascinating read for anyone with an interest in CEO Compensation.
While Mayer was hired to tackle the herculean challenge of turning around Yahoo's struggling media business—a seemingly impossible task, in hindsight, at which she ultimately failed—McInerney will collect a paycheck for what may practically be a no-show job.