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A moderating role of board characteristics on enterprise risk management implementation: evidence from the Nigerian banking sector


Dabari, Ishaya John and Saidin, Siti Zabedah (2016) A moderating role of board characteristics on enterprise risk management implementation: evidence from the Nigerian banking sector. International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, 6 (S4). pp. 96-103. ISSN 2146-4138

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Abstract

The objective of this study is to examine the extent of ERM implementation in the Nigerian banking sector and also evaluated the moderating role of board characteristics on the antecedents and the stage of ERM implementation.The study used a survey approach to collect cross-sectional data across 361 branches and the headquarters of the 21 Nigerian commercial banks using 722 respondents. The finding revealed that there is an ERM complete in place in the majority of the banks.Furthermore, the finding showed that internal audit effectiveness, human resource competency and top management commitment effect significant influence on the stage of ERM implementation, and there is also a moderating effect of board characteristics on internal audit effectiveness and the stage of ERM implementation.The paper has a policy implication for the board of directors to improve their oversight functions and the regulatory authorities to entrench risk-based supervision in all the Nigerian banks.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: board characteristics; enterprise risk management; Nigerian banks; shareholder value.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions: Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy (TISSA)
Depositing User: Mdm. Siti Zabedah Hj Saidin
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2017 01:59
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2017 01:59
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/20828

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