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The role of corporate governance in firm performance


Naimah, Zahroh (2017) The role of corporate governance in firm performance. In: 17th Annual Conference of the Asian Academic Accounting Association (2016 FourA Conference), 20-22 November 2016, Kuching, Sarawak.

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Abstract

The objective of this study is to examine the role of corporate governance to increase firm performance.The measure of corporate governance are corporate governance mechanism and Corporate Governance Perception Index (CGPI). Samples are companies that followed CGPI award at 2005-2014. The examination of the relationship of corporate governance and firm performance is conducted by regression of corporate governance mechanism variables and control variables to profitability. Corporate governance mechanisms are board size, board independence, outside directors, audit committee size, audit committee meeting, audit quality, and CGPI. Control variables are leverage and firm size.The results of this study indicate that board independence negatively influence profitability, audit committee meeting positively influence profitability, audit quality positively influence profitability, CGPI positively influence profitability, leverage negatively influence profitability, and firm size negatively influence profitability

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Published in SHS Web of Conferences 34; Organized by: Institute for Strategic and Sustainable Accounting Development (ISSAD), Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy (TISSA), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5601 Accounting
Divisions: Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy (TISSA)
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2017 03:01
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2017 03:01
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/21077

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