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Corporate governance in Malaysia: The effect on state business relation


Zainal Abidin, Nor Azizah and Ahmad, Halimah @ Nasibah (2005) Corporate governance in Malaysia: The effect on state business relation. In: 6th Asian Academy of Management Conference (AAMC) 2005, 09-11 December 2005, Casuarina Hotel, Ipoh, Perak. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The Asian Financial Crisis in 1997 not only introduced the corporate governance term but also drew an attention to the public about the weaknesses of Malaysian corporate governance practice.After 1998, Malaysian government decided to adopt corporate reform that could enhance the quality of good corporate management practice.This reform is clearly stated in the code and rules of corporate governance.The purpose of this research is to study the significance of implementing the code and rules of corporate governance since public already realize the close relationship between business and politics. Three companies were chosen as indicators for this study. As a result, it found that companies, which involve in corporate malpractice but have good relationship with states will always be excluded from the legal corporate action.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: organized by: Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Corporate Governance, Political Economy, State Business Relation
Subjects: J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Divisions: College of Law, Government and International Studies
Depositing User: Dr. Nor Azizah Zainal Abidin
Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2014 08:18
Last Modified: 05 Aug 2014 08:18
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/11777

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