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Does ownership structure matter for publicly listed companies performance in Malaysia?


Arshad, Rozita (2014) Does ownership structure matter for publicly listed companies performance in Malaysia? In: UUM International Conference on Governance 2014 (ICG), 29th - 30th November 2014, Flamingo Hotel By The Beach, Pulau Pinang.

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Abstract

The word of corporate governance has become a very important concept that requires many countries around the world to concentrate on it reformation. Globalisation of markets, open markets competition, and international business has generated awareness about the importance of improving corporate governance practices.Protecting shareholders and other stakeholders are also being attentive agenda and play important roles in corporate governance reformation due to ensure their value creation and their right as the owner of shares.This article attempts to address this issue by examining the relationship between ownership structure and firm performance. The hypothesis is tested by assessing the impact of the structure of ownership on firm performance, using data for 237 Malaysia Public Listed Companies (PLCs). Therefore, this paper will provide an insight into further understanding on the issue of relationship between ownership structure and firm performance.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN NO: 978-983-2078-95-1 Organizers: Institute for Governance and Innovation Studies (IGIS), College of Law, Government and International Studies (UUM COLGIS) and University of Muhammadiyah Malang, Indonesia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Corporate governance, ownership structure, shareholders, firm performance
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Divisions: College of Law, Government and International Studies
Depositing User: Dr. Rozita Arshad
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2015 04:15
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2015 04:15
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/13121

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