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Corporate governance practices and firm performance of listed companies in Sri Lanka

By Kumudini Heenetigala

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between corporate governance practices and firm performance in Sri Lanka, as a result of the adoption of code of best practice on corporate governance in 2003 and the extent of changes to corporate governance practices four years after (2007). During this period, the firms that operated in Sri Lanka were affected by political and economic instability. However, the stock market performed well

Topics: 1801 Law, 9104 Management and Productivity, Faculty of Business and Law, ResPubID24380, corporate governance, corporate governance practices, firm performance, companies, corporations, code of best practice, agency theory, developing countries, Sri Lanka, Sri Lankan, Sri Lankan economy
Year: 2011
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.vu.edu.au:16050

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