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Review of the relationship between board attributes and firm performance


Kakanda, Mohammed Mahmud and Salim, Basariah and Chandren, Sitraselvi (2016) Review of the relationship between board attributes and firm performance. Asian Journal of Finance & Accounting, 8 (1). p. 168. ISSN 1946-052X

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Abstract

Corporate governance over the years has become an issue of global concern due to the 2008 economic crisis and several financial scandals and corporate failures.This has drawn the attention of policy makers, researchers, investors and regulatory institutions.Moreover, the most significant mechanism of corporate governance is board of directors. Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to review previous studies that examine the relationship between board attributes and firm performance, and to identify possible literature gaps.For the purpose of this review, related materials were being gathered from Emerald management e-Journals and Research Gate database. The paper synthesizes empirical findings on the relationship between selected dimensions of board attributes and firm performance.The paper identifies shortcoming of past studies and concluded by offering some avenues for future researches in this promising area of empirical research.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Corporate governance, board attributes, firm performance, board size, board composition, board meeting
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy (TISSA)
Depositing User: Dr. Basariah Salim
Date Deposited: 15 Aug 2016 08:51
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2016 08:51
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/18592

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